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AMD ATHLON II X3 455 VS X4 620

"We are testing the Athlon II X3 455 CPU against the Athlon II X4 620 CPU. The Athlon II X3 455 is clocked at 3300Mhz and the Athlon II X4 620 is clocked at 2600Mhz. We will be using Benchmarks for testing the Athlon II X3 455 and Athlon II X4 620 which are:- Divx, Povray, Sysmark 2007, Windows Media Encoder, Dragon Age Origins and World of Warcraft. AMD Athlon II X3 455 might be Triple Core but AMD Athlon II X4 620 is Quad Core which will help performance. However AMD Athlon II X3 455 is clocked 22% faster than AMD Athlon II X4 620 so it's doing to be an interesting review."

AMD ATHLON II X3 455


SYSTEM INFORMATION
PROCESSOR AMD ATHLON II X3 455
AMD ATHLON II X4 620
MOTHERBOARD FOXCONN A76ML K3.0
VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850
AMD DRIVER CATALYST v11.11 WHQL
MEMORY PATRIOT 4GB PC3 12800 DDR3
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 7

DRAGON AGE ORIGINS

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 45598
AMD ATHLON II X4 62088

AMD ATHLON II X3 455 AMD ATHLON II X4 620

COMMENT - "AMD Athlon II X3 455 is 11% faster than AMD Athlon II X4 620 with Dragon Age Origins using Normal Quality."


WORLD OF WARCRAFT

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD ATHLON II X3 45568
AMD ATHLON II X4 62058

AMD ATHLON II X3 455 AMD ATHLON II X4 620

COMMENT - "AMD Athlon II X3 455 is 16% faster than AMD Athlon II X4 620 with World of Warcraft using Normal Quality."


FINAL RESULT

COMMENT - "It was another close result this time between AMD Athlon II X3 455 and AMD Athlon II X4 620 with each winning different benchmarks depending on their strengths. For AMD Athlon II X3 455 it's strength is the extra 700Mhz Clock Speed advantage. For AMD Athlon II X4 620 it's strength advantage is the Extra Core compared to the AMD Athlon II X3 455. If your main interest is Video Creation then AMD Athlon II X4 620 which has four cores is the one to get. For software which favours clockspeed then AMD Athlon II X3 455 is superior because of the clock speed advantage of 700Mhz compared to AMD Athlon II X4 620. In regard to General Computer use then AMD Athlon II X4 620 is the winner by a very slim 1% over AMD Athlon II X3 455. With Games Software which usually favours Clock Speed AMD Athlon II X3 455 beats AMD Athlon II X4 620 by 13% for good victory. Now we just have to work out which is best value for money and AMD Athlon II X3 455 is atleast 19% cheaper then AMD Athlon II X4 620. It was a close result but AMD Athlon II X3 455 showed that a clock speed advantage is still important."

AMD ATHLON II X3 455 SCORES 10/10!

AMD ATHLON II X4 620 SCORES 9/10!

AMD ATHLON II X3 455 VS X4 620 REVIEW

PAGE 1 - AMD ATHLON II X3 455 AND AMD ATHLON II X4 620
PAGE 2 - DIVX, POVRAY AND POWER REQUIREMENT
PAGE 3 - SYSMARK 2007 AND WINDOWS MEDIA ENCODER
PAGE 4 - DRAGON AGE ORIGINS, WARCRAFT AND FINAL RESULT

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