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Bench Results

  notes Intel (Westmere) Core i7 970 - 3.20GHz - 1.5MB L2 - 12MB L3

  Intel (Sandy Bridge) Core i7 2600K (95W, $317) - 4C/8T, 3.4 GHz, 1MB L2, 8MB L3

Product Ratings & Comparisons

z(Win7) Cinebench R10 - Single Threaded Benchmark
Score in CBMarks - Higher is Better
4528
6397
z(Win7) Cinebench R10 - Multi-Threaded Benchmark
Score in CBMarks - Higher is Better
25505
24933
z(Win 7) x264 HD Benchmark - 1st pass - v3.03
Frames per Second - Higher is Better
84.7
97.1
z(Win 7) x264 HD Benchmark - 2nd pass - v3.03
Frames per Second - Higher is Better
44.6
38.8
z(Win7) 7-zip Benchmark (Win7)
32MB Dictionary - Total MIPS - Higher is Better
27568
21715
z(Retired) SYSMark 2007 - Overall
Score in SYSMarks - Higher is Better
248
274
z(Retired) SYSMark 2007 - Productivity
Score in SYSMarks - Higher is Better
242
283
z(Retired) SYSMark 2007 - E-Learning
Score in SYSMarks - Higher is Better
208
244
z(Retired) SYSMark 2007 - Video Creation
Score in SYSMarks - Higher is Better
287
255
z(Retired) SYSMark 2007 - 3D
Score in SYSMarks - Higher is Better
261
318
z(Retired) Adobe Photoshop CS4 - Retouch Artists Speed Test
Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
12.8
11.3
z(Retired) DivX 6.8.5 Encode (Xmpeg 5.0.3)
Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
24.9
29.1
z(Retired) x264 HD Encode Test - 1st pass - x264 0.59.819
Frames Per Second - Higher is Better
93
106.4
z(Retired) x264 HD Encode Test - 2nd pass - x264 0.59.819
Frames Per Second - Higher is Better
47
36.3
z(Retired) Windows Media Encoder 9 x64
Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
24
20
z(Retired) POV-Ray 3.7 beta 23 - SMP Benchmark
CPU Score in PPS - Higher is Better
6182
4875
z(Retired) 3dsmax r9 - SPECapc 3dsmax 8 CPU Test
CPU Rendering Composite Score - Higher is Better
19.3
20.1
z(Retired) 3dsmax r9 - SPECapc - Radiosity
Render Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
7.384
8.405
z(Retired) 3dsmax r9 - SPECapc - Throne Shadowmap
Render Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
6.45
6.24
z(Retired) 3dsmax r9 - SPECapc - CBALLS2
Render Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
3.593
3.41
z(Retired) 3dsmax r9 - SPECapc - SinglePipe2
Render Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
13.883
13.098
z(Retired) 3dsmax r9 - SPECapc - Underwater
Render Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
16.597
14.452
z(Retired) 3dsmax r9 - SPECapc - SpaceFlyby
Render Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
18.677
18.215
z(Retired) 3dsmax r9 - SPECapc - UnderwaterEscape
Render Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
18.069
16.118
z(Retired) Par2 - Multi-Threaded par2cmdline 0.4
Time to Recover 57.2MB from 707.5MB Archive in Seconds - Lower is Better
23.1
17.3
z(Retired) Blender 2.48a Character Render
Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
44.8
40.1
z(Retired) Microsoft Excel 2007 SP1 - Monte Carlo Simulation
Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
8.954
11.1
z(Retired) Sorenson Squeeze Pro 5 - Flash Video Creation
Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
73.3
72.7
z(Retired) WinRAR 3.8 Compression - 300MB Archive
Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
70
59.6
z(Retired) Dragon Age Origins - 1680 x 1050 - Max Settings (no AA/Vsync)
Frames per Second - Higher is Better
169.2
156
z(Retired) Dawn of War II - 1680 x 1050 - Ultra Settings
Frames per Second - Higher is Better
76.3
85.2
z(Retired) World of Warcraft
FRAPS Runthrough - FPS - Higher is Better
99.6
118.5
z(Retired) Idle Power Consumption (Win7/Radeon HD 5870)
Total System Power Consumption in Watts - Lower is Better
80.4
74
z(Retired) Load Power Consumption x264 HD 3.03 1st pass (Win7/Radeon HD 5870)
Total System Power Consumption in Watts - Lower is Better
165.3
128
z(Retired) Microsoft Excel 2007 SP1
Heavy Math Operations - Time in Seconds - Lower is Better
2.777
3.4
z(Retired) 7-zip Real World Compression
Create 300MB Archive - KB/s - Higher is Better
3950
4611
z(Retired) Crysis Warhead - 1680 x 1050 - Mainstream Quality (Physics on Enthusiast) - assault bench
Frames per Second - Higher is Better
88.7
90.5
z(Retired) Far Cry 2 - 1680 x 1050 - Playback (Action Scene) - Medium Quality
Frames per Second - Higher is Better
75.2
80.4
z(Retired) Left 4 Dead - 1680 x 1050 - Max Settings (No AA/AF/Vsync)
Frames per Second - Higher is Better
135.3
145.8
z(Retired) Fallout 3 - 1680 x 1050 - Medium Quality
Frames per Second - Higher is Better
84.6
96.9
z(Retired) Load Power Consumption (x264 1st Pass)
Total System Power Consumption in Watts - Lower is Better
186.1
127.6
z(Retired) Idle Power Consumption (2010)
Total System Power Consumption in Watts - Lower is Better
105.7
80.4

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