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The Athlon 64 FX Overclocked to 3 GHz

Test Setup

Processor
Single Core CPUsAMD Athlon 64 4000+ (2.4 GHz, 1 MB L2 Cache, Clawhammer)Intel Pentium 4 Processor 660 (3.6 GHz, 2 MB L2 Cache, Prescott)
Dual Core CPUsAMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ (2.4 GHz, 2x 1 MB L2 Cache, Toledo)Intel Pentium D Processor 840 (3.2 GHz, 2x 1 MB L2 Cache, Smithfield)
Memory
AMD Platform (DDR400)2x 512 MB - DDR400 (200 MHz)Corsair Pro Series CMX512-3200XL (XMS3208 V1.1)(CL2.0-2-2-5-1T @ 200 MHz)
Intel Platform (DDR2-667)2x 512 MB - DDR2-667 (333 MHz)Corsair CM2X512A-5400UL (XMS5400 V1.2)(CL3-2-2-8-1T @ 333 MHz)
Motherboards
AMD PlatformAsus A8N-SLI Deluxe (Rev. 1.02, BIOS 1007)NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Chipset
Intel PlatformAsus P5ND2-SLI (Rev. 1.02, BIOS 0601)NVIDIA nForce4 Intel Edition SLI Chipset
System Hardware
Graphics Card (PCIe)NVIDIA Geforce 6800 GT (Reference Board)GPU : NVIDIA Geforce 6800 GT (350 MHz)Memory : 256 MB DDR-SDRAM (500 MHz)
Hard DriveWestern Digital WD740 Raptor74 GB, 8 MB Cache, 10000 rpm
Networkintegrated NVIDIA GbE LAN
DVD-ROMGigabyte GO-D1600C (16x)
Power SupplyTagan TG480-U01, ATX 2.0, 480 W
Software
Chipset DriversNVIDIA Forceware 6.53
Processor DriverAMD CPU Driver 1.1.0.18
Graphics DriverNVIDIA Forceware 71.84
DirectXVersion : 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
OSWindows XP Professional 5.10.2600,Service Pack 2

Benchmarks And Settings

Benchmarks and Settings
OpenGL
Doom IIIVersion : 1.0.12621024x768 - 32 bitVideo Quality = High Quality"custom timedemo"Graphics detail = High Quality
DirectX 8
Unreal Tournament 2004Version : 32041280 x 1024 / 32 bit / Audio = offTHG8-assault-single
DirectX 9
FarCryVersion 1.1 Build 12561280 x 1024 - 32 bitqualtity options = low
Video
Pinnacle Studio 9 PlusVersion : 9.4.2from : 352x288 MPEG-2 41 MBto : 720x576 MPEG-2 95 MBEncoding and Transition Rendering to MPEG-2/DVDno Audio
Auto Gordian KnotDivX 5.2.1XviD 1.0.3Version : 1.95Audio = AC3 6chCustom size = 100 MBResulution settings = Fixed widthCodec = XviD and DivX 5Audio = CBR MP3, kbps 192182 MB VOB MPEG2-source
Audio
Lame MP3 EncodingVersion 3.97 Multi-Threaded182 MB WAV file to mp3, default settings
Ogg Vorbis EncodingOggEnc 1.0.1182 MB WAV file to ogg, default settings
CoolEdit ProVersion 2.1Audio File Normalization
Applications
WinRARVersion 3.42118 MB database dump workloadbest compression
3D Studio Max 7.0Characters "Dragon_Charater_rig"Pixel : 1600x1200Rendering Single
Synthetic
PCMark 2004 ProVersion : 1.3.0CPU and Memory Tests
SiSoftware Sandra ProVersion 2005, SR1CPU Multimedia / Arithmetic BenchmarkMemory Bandwidth Benchmark
ScienceMark 2.0All Tests