AMD Phenom II X2 550 and Athlon II X2 250 Processors Reviewajmatson - June 1, 2009
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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 broad spectrum of tests to gauge the performance of key functions of the CPUs.
Cache and Memory
Power Management Efficiency
Of the AMD dual cores, the Phenom II X2 and the Athlon II X2 were the strongest; however, they still fall behind the triple and quad cores. Compared to the Intel E7200, they scored the same or better.