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Intel Ivy Bridge Overclocking with the Core i7 3770K and Core i5 3570K CPUs - Benchmarks - 3DMark 11 and Aliens vs. Predator

By: Shawn Baker | Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Mar 21, 2012 4:15 am

3DMark 11


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3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world's most popular benchmark. Designed to measure your PC's gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.




We can see a boost in performance for both our IVB CPUs and we can see that our Performance preset on the overclocked 3770k manages to come out just ahead of the higher clocked 2600k.



Aliens vs. Predator


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Aliens vs. Predator is a science fiction first-person shooter video game, developed by Rebellion Developments, the team behind the 1999 original PC game, and published by Sega for Microsoft Windows, the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. The game is based on the Alien vs. Predator franchise, a combination of the characters and creatures of the Alien franchise and the Predator franchise. There are three campaigns in the game, one for each race/faction (the Predators, the Aliens and the Colonial Marines), that, while separate in terms of individual plot and gameplay, form one overarching storyline.


Following the storyline of the campaign modes comes the multiplayer aspect of the game. In this Multiplayer section of the game, players face off in various different gametypes in various different ways.




We see some nice gains under Aliens vs. Predator which sees our processors line up with our other results. Nothing to major, though, is being seen on a whole.

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