Maingear Potenza SS: A Cool, Quiet, SFF Gaming PC

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SiSoft SANDRA and Cinebench Tests

Before we jumped into some actual games, we ran a few more standard benchmarks, including SiSoft SANDRA and Cinebench. These tests are designed to test particular components, including the processor, memory, graphics card, and the computer's main storage device.

Synthetic Benchmarks

SiSoft SANDRA has a variety of tests that stress specific components or simulate certain tasks. We put the Maingear Potenza through the CPU Arithmetic, Multimedia, Memory Bandwidth, and Physical Disks tests.

The Maingear Potenza held its own in the SANDRA benchmarks, sticking to its spot between the Bolt and the Revolt. The physical disk score likely received some help from the included caching SSD.

Cinebench R11.5 64-bit
Content Creation Performance

Based on Maxon Cinema 4D software, this test uses a 3D scene and polygon and texture manipulation to assess GPU and CPU performance.

We ran the Cinebench test twice - once on a single thread, then again on all eight threads. The Potenza posted an identical score in the single-thread test to the Revolt, but fell just short in the multi-thread test.

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