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.
The Core2 Quad processors reign supreme for budget gaming systems like the one we are looking at today. Regardless of Core i7, the Yorkfield core will continue to make a terrific gaming processor for years to come.
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.
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.
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The CPU mathematical benchmarks could have used a bit of a boost from an overclock. It is a catch-22 play; an overclocked processor would have all but required an aftermarket CPU cooler which would have raised the cost of our budget system. Either way, the system is more than capable for most needs.