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Product: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Processor
Company: AMD
Estimated Street Price: $696
Review By: Byron Hinson

Half Life 2 Lost Coast & High Resolution Benchmarks

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Setup and Components
3: Installation
4: SiSoft Sandra
5: Windows Performance
6: Windows Vista
7: Half Life 2: Lost Coast
8: Doom 3
9: F.E.A.R.
10: 3D Mark 2006
11: PC Mark 2005

12: Conclusion

Half Life 2 has become a great benchmark to use for 3D Performance, it also uses a lot of processing power too so it is excellent for processor reviews. For this test we ran our own benchmark of the excellent Half Life 2 Lost Coast game, this uses a lot of advanced graphical features and thus is an excellent example of what difference the processors make in the game.

Half Life 2 Lost Coast 1024x768 No AA and No AF

AMD Athlon 64 FX-62
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ 2.6 Ghz


Intel Pentium Extreme Edition 965


As you can see, the Athlon 64 X2 5000+ flies through this test without any problems what so ever. Not only did it do really well in the benchmark, playing the game personally was great too with no slow down during the action parts. As expected, the AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 flew through the tests getting a full 20 FPS more in the benchmark compared to the 5000+ X2, the FX-62 is an excellent choice for gamers everywhere, if a little too expensive for most of us to get our hands on.


  Windows Vista Doom 3


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