AMD TWKR Edition CPU PreviewThe Smith - June 30, 2009
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SuperPI is a program that has been developed by Yasumasa Kanada in 1995 to calculate 232decimals of PI. It was later modified to suit the needs of benchmarkers. The "Mod 1.5 XS" version is the one widely used.
For this benchmark, I was able to get all four cores up to an impressive 4.9GHz. The top overclocks on LN2 (and LHe) bring the time down to approximately ten seconds.
SiSoft Sandra is a diagnostic utility and synthetic benchmarking program. Sandra allows you to view your hardware at a higher level to be more helpful. For this benchmark, I will be running a few tests on which the overclock has a great impact so we can see what performance can be gained.
Along with the memory bandwidth, I ran the memory latency test, which yielded 61ns. These are some great results, even if I had the TWKR clocked at only 4683MHz. The processor arithmetic test requires much more stability than the other benchmarks, hence why I could not clock the cores higher like I did for SuperPI and 3DMark Vantage.