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Sneak Peek - Conroe Puts the Fear into Athlon 64 FX-60

Sneak Peek - Conroe Puts the Fear into Athlon 64 FX-60



Results - Quake 4

Results - Quake 4

The Quake 4 version used was the 1.0.5.0 beta2 patch that enables dual core support. Benchmarks were run at 1024x768 at High Quality. All benchmarks were run twice in order to cache level data and scores were taken off the second run.

With the flag "r_useSMP" set to 1, Conroe scores were about 22% higher than the FX-60. With "r_useSMP=0" (single core performance), the Conroe PC managed to outperform the FX-60 by an even higher gap of around 27%.