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Intel QX6850 Quad-Core CPU - 1333MHz FSB - Benchmarks - Super PI

With Intel taking Core 2 to 1333MHz, we decide to find out how significant the gains are from the higher FSB.

| Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Jul 21, 2007 4:00 am

Super PI

 

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Developer Homepage: http://pw1.netcom.com/~hjsmith/Pi/Super_Pi.html

 

Product Homepage: http://pw1.netcom.com/~hjsmith/Pi/Super_Pi.html

 

 

Developed by some folks from the University of Tokyo (yes, Japan), Super PI is a small utility that does just as the name implies. It figures PI to a set number of decimal places. Since PI is an infinite number to the right of the decimal point, the utility measures the time it takes to figure a set number of places. It runs the calculations a set number of times and gives a time for the completion of the task. This is a simple and effective way to measure the raw number crunching power of the processor being used to compile the results..

 

 

The Core 2 Series CPUs at both 1066 and 1333MHz are almost identical in scores, the Core 2 Quads however are quite a bit apart thanks to the new FSB.

 

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