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Dueling Dual Cores: AMD vs. Intel @ SimHQ.com
Posted by Philipp Esselbach on: 06/08/2005 12:49 PM [ Print | 0 comment(s) ]
SimHQ posted a dual core comparison between AMD vs. Intel
During SimHQ's recent looks at both AMD and Intel dual-core processors, the testing of these new parts with our benchmark suite gave the expected results and showed that the PC game development community has long been accustomed to producing titles coded for single- rather than multi-core systems. In fact, the only game among the list of titles used for testing that demonstrated any tangible performance gains from the additional core in these new processors was Microprose's rather aged title, Falcon 4. SimHQ therefore thought it would be of interest to our readers if we were to take a slightly more in-depth look at how Falcon 4 performs on AMD and Intel's new dual-core parts with some direct comparison benchmarking. In addition, we included high-end single-core processors from both companies to see how they would fare against the dual cores in both Falcon 4 and several non-threaded games.
Dueling Dual Cores: AMD vs. Intel