AMD Phenom II X4 975 & 840 Reviewajmatson - January 3, 2011
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Featuring all-new game tests, this benchmark is for use with Vista-based systems. "There are two all-new CPU tests that have been designed around a new 'Physics and Artificial Intelligence-related computation.' CPU test two offers support for physics related hardware." There are four preset levels that correspond to specific resolutions. "Entry" is 1024 x 768 progressing to "Extreme" at 1920 x 1200. Of course, each preset can be modified to arrange any number of user-designed testing.
- All default settings in each preset level
- Entry 1024 x 768
In 3DMark Vantage, the X4 975 was again the fastest AMD quad-core, while the X4 840 was trailing in the rear of the pack along with the Athlon II X4 processor.