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Giada Slim-N10 NVIDIA Ion Nettop - Extremely Small and Stylish - Benchmarks - Super Pi

Mini desktop computers or nettops are one of the hit products of 2009. We check out the Slim-N10 from Giada which is the smallest we have seen so far.

| SFF PCs in Computer Systems | Posted: Dec 7, 2009 11:35 am
TweakTown Rating: 75%      Manufacturer: Giada

Super Pi

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.5 Mod XS

 

Developer Homepage: http://pw1.netcom.com/~hjsmith/Pi/Super_Pi.html

 

Product Homepage: http://pw1.netcom.com/~hjsmith/Pi/Super_Pi.html

 

 

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.

 

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Under Super PI when PI needs to be calculated, the results seem closer in the graph here, but the ASRock nettop is able to complete the test around 24% quicker than the Giada system.

 

Interestingly, the CPU overclock of the ASRock system represents a 23.8% faster clock speed than the CPU clock speed that the Giada system is running, possibly leaving some headroom for the slower single-channel DDR2 memory setup with the Slim-N10.

 

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