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Intel QX6850 Quad-Core CPU - 1333MHz FSB - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

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

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.1.0

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark06/

 

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3DMark06 is the very latest version of the "Gamers Benchmark" from FutureMark. The newest version of 3DMark expands on the tests in 3DMark05 by adding graphical effects using Shader Model 3.0 and HDR (High Dynamic Range lighting) which will push even the best DX9 graphics cards to the extremes.

 

3DMark06 also focuses on not just the GPU but the CPU using the AGEIA PhysX software physics library to effectively test single and Dual Core processors.

 

 

In our gaming tests we see that the Core 2 Quad doesn't have that much more advantage over the X6850 dual core CPU.

 

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