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CyberPower Black Pearl Core i7 965 EE Gaming System - Benchmarks - Processor and Memory Capabilities

CyberPower does it like a boutique builder and comes in on budget. Chris puts the Black Pearl through its paces today.

By: | Gaming Desktop PCs in Computer Systems | Posted: Nov 17, 2008 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: CyberPower

EVEREST Cache and Memory


EVEREST Ultimate Edition is an industry leading system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for enthusiasts PC users, based on the award-winning EVEREST Technology. During system optimizations and tweaking it provides essential system and overclock information, advanced hardware monitoring and diagnostics capabilities to check the effects of the applied settings.


CPU, FPU and memory benchmarks are available to measure the actual system performance and compare it to previous states or other systems. Furthermore, complete software, operating system and security information makes EVEREST Ultimate Edition a comprehensive system diagnostics tool that offers a total of 100 pages of information about your PC.


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


The Core i7 965 EE processor comes overclocked to 3.6, up from 3.2 which equates to a 13% overclock. Intel finally has an answer to AMD's huge memory bandwidth performance. Here we see that the Core i7 is pushing big memory bandwidth numbers.




Fast, easy to use PC speed testing and benchmarking. PassMark PerformanceTest ™ allows you to objectively benchmark a PC using a variety of different speed tests and compare the results to other computers.


The CPU tests cover mathematical operations, compression, encryption, SSE, 3DNow! instructions and more.


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


The Core 2 Quad system I tested the other day scored a 600 in Integer Math, which wasn't bad. The Core i7 overclocked to 3.6 scores just a little under 2,600.


ScienceMark 2


ScienceMark 2.0 is a mathematical program designed to stress the memory subsystems of both desktop/workstation and server environments to determine the read/write latency as well as the overall memory bandwidth available between the CPU and the memory controller.


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


ScienceMark 2 didn't care too much for the Core i7 and the Stream test would not complete. I really hope someone updates the code soon as I have always loved using this benchmark to test processor performance.


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