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Office 2007 Excel Big Number Crunch: This test takes a 6.2MB MIcrosoft Excel speadsheet and performs about 28,000 sets of calculations that many of the most commonly used calculations in Excel. The measure of this test is how long it takes to refresh the sheet.
Lower Is Better
POV Ray 3.7: This program features a built in benchmark that renders an image using Ray Tracing. The latest versions offer support for SMP (Symetric MultiProcessing) enabling the workload to be spread across the cores for a quicker completion.
Higher Is Better
PCMark Vantage x64 is used to measure complete system performance. We will be running a series of tests to gauge performance of each individual CPU to see which CPU, if any, rises above the others.
For the Office Excel benchmark, again the 1090T was the fastest of the AMD processors but a bit behind some of the Intel processors. POV Ray however; turned the tables coming in second only to the Intel 980X. For PCMark Vantage I was surprised to see how low it scored even being beaten by the AMD Phenom II X4 965 CPU.