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Intel Core 2 Evolves- QX9650 45nm Penryn - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

We've got our first 45nm Intel processor in hand, this in the form of the Yorkfield quad core QX9650.

| Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Nov 12, 2007 5:00 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.

 

 

3DMark06 puts the QX9650 just in front here, not a huge lead but still nice to see there's a gain.

 

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