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Core i7 920 Core Disabling Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - High Quality AA and AF

We start disabling cores on the new Core i7 920 and see what it does to performance. Our results were very interesting!

| Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Nov 29, 2008 5:00 am

High Quality AA and AF

 

Our high quality tests let us separate the men from the boys and the ladies from the girls. If the cards weren't struggling before they will start to now.

 

FarCry 2

 

Core i7 920 Core Disabling Performance Analysis

 

Core i7 920 Core Disabling Performance Analysis

 

Even with AA and AF on FarCry 2 performance between the different setups are very similar.

 

World In Conflict

 

Core i7 920 Core Disabling Performance Analysis

 

Core i7 920 Core Disabling Performance Analysis

 

WIC again sees good gains when we move up in cores, but performance is best in three and four core configurations.

 

Left 4 Dead

 

Core i7 920 Core Disabling Performance Analysis

 

With AA and AF on, we can see the performance difference between the different setups is minimal.

 

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