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Overclocking Intel Core 2 Processors - How far will they go? - Benchmarks - Super PI

By: Cameron Johnson | Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Aug 29, 2006 4:00 am

Super PI


Version and / or Patch Used: 1.1e


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Developed by some folks from the University of Tokyo (yes, Japan), Super PI is a small utility that does just as the name implies. It figures PI to a set number of decimal places. Since PI is an infinite number to the right of the decimal point, the utility measures the time it takes to figure a set number of places. It runs the calculations a set number of times and gives a time for the completion of the task. This is a simple and effective way to measure the raw number crunching power of the processor being used to compile the results.



This is where the extra MHz of the Core 2 Extreme manages to show some extra muscle. When you're putting this much stress on the CPU in raw number crunching, extra raw clock speed makes all the difference.

Intel Core 2 Extreme, 2.93GHz


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