Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-MA785G-UD2H (Supplied by GIGABYTE)
Hard Disk: 500GB Western Digital SE16 (Supplied by Western Digital)
Graphics Card: GIGABYTE 9800GX2 (Supplied by GIGABYTE)
Cooling: AMD Stock Cooling
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit RTM
Drivers: Intel INF 188.8.131.528, ForceWare 190.38
Today we simply have the Phenom II 955 up against the new Phenom 965 in which we put them through our usual array of CPU testing software.
EVEREST Ultimate Edition
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.
First off is EVEREST. In the CPU performance, compared to the 955 there isn't a huge amount of difference between the two processors.