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Smooth Creations Asylum Gaming PC

By: Shawn Baker | Gaming Desktop PCs in Computer Systems | Posted: Aug 12, 2008 4:00 am

- TweakTown Test System Setup


Processor(s): Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 3GHz (333MHz x 9)


Motherboard(s): GIGABYTE X48-DQ6 (Supplied by GIGABYTE)


Memory: 2 X 1GB Kingston PC6400 DDR-2 3-3-3-10 (KHX6400D2ULK2/2G) (Supplied by Kingston)


Hard Disk(s): Seagate 250GB 7200RPM SATA-2 7200.10 (Supplied by Seagate)


Graphics Card(s): Sapphire HD 4870 (Supplied by Sapphire)


- Smooth Creations Test System Setup


Processor(s): Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650


Motherboard(s): Foxconn P45-A


Memory: 2 X 2GB G.Skill MQ 6-6-6-18


Hard Disk(s): Western Digital Raptor 150GB


Graphics Card(s): Diamond HD 4870 XOC Black Edition


Operating System: Windows Vista SP1


Drivers: Catalyst 8.7


What we'll be doing today is having a look at the Smooth Creations Asylum against our humble TweakTown testbed, which is always running at a solid 3GHz. To keep it fair, we've installed a Sapphire HD 4870 into our test system.


We'll be running the normal line-up of Vista tests along with a few extra tests that let us know the performance of the hard drive, CPU and RAM. Without further ado, let's just get stuck straight into it.




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Smooth Creations Asylum Gaming PC


Straight away we can see that the SC system gets a good jump on our testbed. Overclocking the processor to 3.9GHz really yields a massive performance increase as well.


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