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AMD Athlon 64 FX-53 Processor Review

Author: Ryan Shrout
Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: AMD
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System Setups and Benchmarks Used






























Athlon 64 FX Test System Setup
CPU 1 x Athlon 64 FX-53 @ 2.4 GHz
1 x Athlon 64 FX-51 @ 2.2 GHz
Motherboards Asus SK8V K8T800 Motherboard
Chipset Drivers VIA Hyperion 4.51
Memory 2 x 512MB Corsair Micro DDR DRAM
Hard Drive 80 GB 7200 RPM IBM EIDE
Video Card ATI Radeon 9800XT
Video Drivers Catalyst 3.10

Operating System

Windows XP w/ Service Pack 1

 






























Athlon 64 Test System Setup
CPU 1 x Athlon 64 3000+ @ 2.0 GHz
1 x Athlon 64 3200+ @ 2.0 GHz
1 x Athlon 64 3400+ @ 2.2 GHz
Motherboards Abit KV8-MAX3 K8T800 Motherboard
Chipset Drivers VIA Hyperion 4.51
Memory 2 x 512MB Corsair Micro DDR DRAM
Hard Drive 80 GB 7200 RPM IBM EIDE
Video Card ATI Radeon 9800XT
Video Drivers Catalyst 3.10

Operating System

Windows XP w/ Service Pack 1

 






























Pentium 4 Test System Setup
CPU 1 x 3.2 GHz Pentium 4 (Northwood)
Motherboards Intel 875DP Motherboard
Chipset Drivers Intel INF
Memory 2 x 512MB Kingston DDR DRAM
Hard Drive 80 GB 7200 RPM IBM EIDE
Video Card ATI Radeon 9800XT
Video Drivers Catalyst 3.10

Operating System

Windows XP w/ Service Pack 1

 

Benchmarks Used

 

SiSoft Sandra

AIDA32

Cachemem

Quake III: Arena

Unreal Tournament 2003

X2: The Threat

3D Mark 2001: SE

Business Winstone 2004

Content Creation Winstone 2004

PC Mark 2002

WinRAR

Lame MP3 Encoder

XMPEG/DivX Encoder

CineBench 2003

KribiBench 1.1

SPECviewperf 7.1

ScienceMark 2.0 Beta