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Old 07-02-2010, 11:49 AM   #1
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Default Athlon II X4 640 vs. Core i3 530 CPU Review

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Title: Athlon II X4 640 vs. Core i3 530 CPU Review
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"If you have between USD 115 and USD 120 to spend on a CPU, you have two choices, the Athlon II X4 640 (which is a quad-core CPU running at 3 GHz) or the Core i3 530 (which is a dual-core CPU running a..."

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Old 07-03-2010, 03:36 AM   #2
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On the other hand, the integrated video present in the Core i3-530 processor was much faster than the integrated video provided by the AMD 890GX chipset, 41% on Call of Duty 4.
what catalyst version was it? 8.7?
my HD4290 tests.

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Driver Versions

* AMD chipset driver version: 8.700 (3.0.762.0)
also, intel IGP is only DX10, while 890GX is fully-compliant DX10.1.
would be really helpful if you have bench screenshots linked to an archive for reference.

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