Voodoo PC OMEN a121x CrossFire Extreme Gamer PC

SANDRA Stats - CPU, Memory & Hard Disk


Preliminary Benchmarks with SiSoft SANDRA 2005 SR3
Synthetic Testing

We began our testing with SiSoftware's SANDRA, the System ANalyzer, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant. SANDRA consists of a set of information and diagnostic utilities that can provide a host of useful high-level information about your hardware and OS. We ran four of the built-in subsystem tests that partially comprise the SANDRA 2005 suite (CPU, Multimedia, Memory and File System) with the Voodoo OMEN CrossFire.

All of the scores reported below were taken with the OMEN's processor running at its shipping clock speed of 2.95GHz, which is a Voodoo PC factory set overclock backed up with a 1 year warranty.


CPU 2.95GHz

Multimedia 2.95GHz

Memory 420MHz

Hard Disk - RAID 0
400G X 2

Things ran pretty much as expected with SANDRA.  The CPU and Multimedia score were some of the fastest on the list of reference systems, in some cases by a wide margin.  Also, the memory bandwidth afforded by the 2GB Corsair 3500LL kit Voodoo installs in the OMEN's default configuration, was best in its class without question at its stock settings of 420MHz (210MHzX2) - CAS2 set out of the box. 

What was probably more impressive for us, was the file system performance reported by SANDRA for the OMEN's 800GB RAID 0 array, built on a pair of Hitachi 400Gig HDS724040 drives.  Although these huge drives are 7200RPM, in RAID 0 mode, they come within striking distance of a pair of 10K RPM 74Gig WD Raptor drives. Incidentally, you can configure one of these OMEN rigs with a pair of WD's new WD1500 Raptors as well but you'll sacrifice the spaciousness of nearly a terabyte of storage that these Hitachi drives offer together.

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