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Energy Efficient Computing with Intel - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

With the big push for more energy efficient PCs these days, we see how Intel is going in this area with GIGABYTE's help.

| Editorials in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: May 23, 2008 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.

 

 

Intel's low power option manages to get a slight upper hand here.

 

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