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AMD Athlon FX-57 Overclocking - 3.54GHz with Phase Change - Benchmarks - Doom 3

Byron Johnstone, our new writer from South Africa, is a complete overclocking nut and he loves taking all manors of computer products to the extreme. In his first article he has his way with an AMD Athlon FX-57 processor with Phase Change cooling. He shows us what the newest and quickest CPU from AMD can achieve at -12 degrees Celsius with the Prometeia Mach II!

| AMD CPUs & APUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Jul 14, 2005 4:00 am

Doom 3

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Unpatched

 

Timedemo or Level Used: timedemo demo1

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.doom3.com

 

Buy It Here

 

 

Doom 3 is the latest game to hit our test lab and is one of the most intensive games to dates. With our own custom time demo we are able to give a realistic rating on what kind of FPS you will be achieving.

 

For more information on benchmarking Doom 3 we recommend you check out our extensive article regarding it here.

 

 

At the higher display resolutions, the CPU does not play as much of a role as at 640x480. No one in the right mind is going to play Doom 3 at 640x480 on this setup, but it gives a good indication of CPU power when taking the graphics card out of the equation.

 

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