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Futuremark PCMark05

Futuremark PCMark05
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"The CPU test suite is a collection of tests that are run to isolate the performance of the CPU. The CPU Test Suite also includes multithreading: two of the test scenarios are run multithreaded; the other including two simultaneous tests and the other running four tests simultaneously. The remaining six tests are run single threaded. Operations include, File Compression/Decompression, Encryption/Decryption, Image Decompression, and Audio Compression" - Courtesy FutureMark Corp.


In PCMark05's CPU performance module, the Wildcat was neither the fastest nor slowest of the bunch.  In the end, the Wildcat ranked fifth, topped by the two Intel based reference systems, our custom testbed with an Athlon FX-60 and the Voodoo Omen clocked at 2.95GHz.  The closest match is the Athlon 64 FX-60 reference system which topped the Wildcat by a mere 103 points. 

"The Memory test suite is a collection of tests that isolate the performance of the memory subsystem. The memory subsystem consists of various devices on the PC. This includes the main memory, the CPU internal cache (known as the L1 cache) and the external cache (known as the L2 cache). As it is difficult to find applications that only stress the memory, we explicitly developed a set of tests geared for this purpose. The tests are written in C++ and assembly. They include: Reading data blocks from memory, Writing data blocks to memory performing copy operations on data blocks, random access to data items and latency testing."  - Courtesy FutureMark Corp.


In regard to memory performance, the Systemax Wildcat ranked fifth, being out gunned by both Intel test beds as well as the Voodoo Omen, and our Athlon 64 FX-60 reference system which held a 156 point lead over the Wildcat.  The next closest match was the Athlon 64 X2 4800+, which also shared the same motherboard and memory complement as the Wildcat, trailing by 72 points.

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