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AMD PHENOM II X4 960T

"We are testing the Phenom II X4 960T CPU against the Athlon II X3 455 CPU. The Phenom II X4 960T is clocked at 3000Mhz and the Athlon II X3 455 is clocked at 3300Mhz. The Phenom II X4 960T and ATHLON II X3 455 both support MMX+, 3DNow+, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4A, x86-64 and AMD-V. A big advantage for the Phenom II X4 960T is the 6MB Level 3 Cache while the Athlon II X3 455 has none. Another big advantage for the Phenom II X4 960T is that it has a Turbo which increases the Clock Speed to 3.4Ghz for a speed boost during demanding Software. We will be using Benchmarks for testing AMD Phenom II X4 960T and Athlon II X3 455 which are:- Cinebench 10, Cinebench 11.5, Geekbench, Novabench and Nuclearus. Games Benchmarks are Crysis, Hawk 2, Lost Planet 2 and Resident Evil 5."

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T


SYSTEM INFORMATION
PROCESSOR AMD PHENOM II X4 960T
AMD ATHLON II X3 455
MOTHERBOARD FOXCONN A76ML K3.0
VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 6850
AMD DRIVER CATALYST v11.12 WHQL
MEMORY PATRIOT 4GB PC3 12800 DDR3
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 7

CRYSIS

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T174
AMD ATHLON II X3 455129

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T AMD ATHLON II X3 455

COMMENT - "Using Crysis AMD Phenom II X4 960T beats AMD Athlon II X3 455 by 26% with Normal Quality."


HAWK 2

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T205
AMD ATHLON II X3 455144

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T AMD ATHLON II X3 455

COMMENT - "Hawk 2 is a new game and AMD Phenom II X4 960T beats AMD Athlon II X3 455 by 30% with Normal Quality."


LOST PLANET 2

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T174
AMD ATHLON II X3 455133

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T AMD ATHLON II X3 455

COMMENT - "AMD Phenom II X4 960T put in a great performance with Lost Planet 2 when AMD Phenom II X4 960T beats AMD Athlon II X3 455 by 24% with Normal Quality."


RESIDENT EVIL 5

NORMAL QUALITY

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T109
AMD ATHLON II X3 45595

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T AMD ATHLON II X3 455

COMMENT - "Resident Evil 5 is an old game and AMD Phenom II X4 960T beats AMD Athlon II X3 455 by 13% with Normal Quality."


FINAL RESULT

COMMENT - "This review was for AMD Phenom II X4 960T compared against AMD Athlon II X3 455. This review clearly showed that 4 Cores are better than 3 with Win after Win for AMD Phenom II X4 960T. When using General Computer Software AMD Phenom II X4 960T delivered 37% extra Performance compared to AMD Athlon II X3 455 which is very impressive. When using Games Software which usually Favour the GPU rather than the CPU so much AMD Phenom II X4 960T delivered 25% extra Game Performance compared to AMD Athlon II X3 455. There are are three reasons why AMD Phenom II X4 960T is better with Games than AMD Athlon II X3 455. These reasons are AMD Phenom II X4 960T is Quad Core while AMD Athlon II X3 455 is Triple Core. Another reason is that AMD Phenom II X4 960T has 6MB Level 3 Cache which helps performance greatly while AMD Athlon II X3 455 has none. Final reason is that AMD Phenom II X4 960T has Turbo which increases it's speed from 3.0Ghz to 3.4Ghz for an instant Speed Boost. Yes AMD Athlon II X3 455 is 3.3Ghz but it lacks so much of the features of AMD Phenom II X4 960T that it's not even fair. There is one thing that AMD Athlon II X3 455 wins and that is the Price which is 36% lower than AMD Phenom II X4 960T. However the amazing performance shown by AMD Phenom II X4 960T make it the winner."

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T SCORES 10/10!

AMD PHENOM II X4 960T

PAGE 1 - AMD PHENOM II X4 960T
PAGE 2 - CINEBENCH 10 AND CINEBENCH 11.5
PAGE 3 - GEEKBENCH, NOVABENCH AND NUCLEARUS
PAGE 4 - CRYSIS, HAWK 2, LOST PLANET 2 AND RESIDENT EVIL 5

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