AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE

Synthetic CPU Results

SiSoftware Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is an information & diagnostic utility capable of benchmarking the performance of individual components inside a PC. Each of the benchmarks below were run a total of five times with the highest and lowest scores being discarded and an average being calculated from the remaining three.
SuperPI is the benchmark of choice for many overclockers. It's lightweight to download and can give a quick indication on how good a system is at number crunching. It should be noted that while the application is fantastic as a measure of a processor's performance compared to another processor of the same product family, it is known to be a mediocre choice of application to compare processors between different product families and brands. Also note that SuperPi is a single threaded application.
Once again, testing was performed a total of 5 times, with an average being calculated from the middle three results.
PassMark Software
PassMark is a popular benchmarking suite which test all aspect of PC hardware.The CPU test examines Mathematical operations, compression, encryption, SSE, 3DNow! instructions and more. Each CPU test was performed a total of 5 times, with an average being calculated from the middle three results.
Result Analysis
As we can see, the higher default clock speed of the 965 gives it an advantage in the CPU benchmarks. The i7 920 is still faster in all of these benchmarks, despite it's slower clock. The hyperthreading technology obviously does it's job here.
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Most Recent Comments

17-08-2009, 05:54:12

"With a 200MHz speed increase, can AMD's latest Phenom II CPU offer anything more than its predecessors?"

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17-08-2009, 07:07:54

A predictable outcome, but a step in the right direction none-the-less. I keep getting tempted to pick up an AMD CPU just for the sheer hell of it, but other stuff tends to get priorities

Good review Quote

17-08-2009, 07:09:58

Well thought out set of phrases.

Nice review all though the cpu is not just yet my cup of tee, how ever i will sing a song of Boom Boom Boom Let me way Eh Oh !!!!!! Or was it just a fizz and pop when it blew

nice to see you pushing it to its own demise .. are you going to get a new sample to play with.Quote

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