Corsair Dominator GT 1600MHz AM3 Review

Everest Ultimate Edition

Synthetic Benchmarks Continued

CPU Queen

CPU Queen is based on branch prediction and the misprediction penalties that are involved.

The nature of this particular test yielded very boring results. The operations involved in this benchmark do not have a significant dependency on memory.

CPU Photoworxx

PhotoWorxx as the name may suggest tests processors by means of invoking functions that are common to Photo Manipulation including Fill, Flip, Crop, Rotate, Difference and Colour to B&W conversion.

Photoworxx on the other hand seems to love memory bandwith, with a significant jump from 1333C9 to 1600C9. Timing configurations seem to have little effect on it.


This is an integer based benchmark that will test the CPU and Memory by means of the CPU ZLib compression library.

Again like CPU Queen, ZLib is not so dependent on memory.

Memory Bandwidth

Everest Ultimate Edition includes read and write benchmarks. Do note that the testing methods vary from SiSoft Sandra's bandwidth test and as such, the results between the two programs cannot be compared directly.

Next up, Futuremark and Games.

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Most Recent Comments

02-07-2010, 04:45:48

Are you Phenom II users looking for some extra special RAM? Perhaps these might do it for you...

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02-07-2010, 06:59:59

You can just tell that has been designed for recent ROG boards

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02-07-2010, 07:11:46

Aye if the AMD's dont like high speed ram or at least overclocking the ram for high speeds then low latency just makes alot of sense.Quote

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