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Test Method 2010

More benchmarks, more user tasks.

June 2, 2010



This test method differs from the previous by offering more benchmarks intended for testing systems as a whole, not just processors alone. It also features more benchmarks and covers more user tasks.

Testbeds

These parts remains the same:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64
  • ATI Catalyst Drivers 10.3
  • 22" monitor, 1680x1050 resolution
  • AMD Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5
  • Cooler Master Real Power M1000 PSU
  • 1TB Samsung HD103SJ hard drive

Benchmarks

3D visualization


3D rendering


Scientific computations


Raster graphics

  • Adobe Photoshop CS4 x64
  • Corel PhotoImpact X3
  • Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3
  • ACDSee Photo Manager 2009 build 115 + RAW Plugin 4.0.76

Data compression/decompression

  • 7-Zip 9.12 beta x64
  • WinRAR 3.93 x64

Compiling


Java


Audio encoding

  • dBpoweramp Music Converter R13.4
  • FLAC 1.2.1
  • Monkeys Audio 3.99
  • LAME 3.98.3
  • Ogg 1.1.3, Vorbis 1.2.0.
  • Nero AAC Encoder 1.5.3.0

Video encoding

  • AVISynth 2.58
  • VirtualDub 1.9.8
  • DivX Pro 7
  • XviD 1.2.2
  • x264 rev 1510
  • Mainconcept Reference 2.0
  • Adobe Premiere CS4 / Encoder CS4
  • Sony Vegas Pro 9
  • Media Player Classic Home Cinema x64 1.3.1249

Games

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum (with and without PhysX)
  • Borderlands
  • Colin McRae: DiRT 2
  • Far Cry 2
  • Fritz Chess Benchmark
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Resident Evil 5
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat Benchmark
  • Unreal Tournament 3 + PhysX Mod (with and without PhysX)
  • Crysis: Warhead
  • World In Conflict

Web browsers


Virtualization (experimental)

  • 7-Zip 9.04 beta x86 for Windows
  • P7zip 9.04 beta x86 for Linux (ported)
  • Sun VirtualBox 3.1.6
  • Windows XP Professional x86 SP3
  • Ubuntu Linux x86 9.10

Application loading speed (experimental)

  • Maya 2010 x64
  • Lightwave 3D 9.6 x64
  • Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0 x64
  • SolidWorks 2010 x64
  • UGS NX 6 x64
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4 x64
  • Corel PhotoImpact X3
  • Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 8 (IDE)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 8 (Developer Environment)


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