Home-User Environment

Platform Test Setup

CPU

AMD FX62 2.8GHz AM2

Intel Pentium 4 630

Intel Pentium D 820 Intel Pentium D 830 Intel Pentium D 930 Intel Core 2 Duo E6300

Motherboard

ASUS M32N SLI Deluxe AMD
AM2 Motherboard

Intel D975XBX Motherboard

Memory

2 x 512MB
Corsair 5400UL DDR II 667MHz

Graphics Card

Inno3D 7900GTX 512MB

Hard
Disk Drive

Seagate 80GB Barracuda SATA Hard Disk Drive

Optical
Storage

ASUS 16x DVD Rom

PSU

SevenTeam 520w Power
Supply


Chasis

CoolerMaster AMMO Casing

(Case comes with one
120mm fan intake at bottom front; Side panel closed during testing;
Typical home-user Chasis scenario)

Operating
System

Windows
XP Professional SP2

5 Efficiency & Performance: The Intel Core 2 Duo

Idle No Load in Windows Desktop

6 Efficiency & Performance: The Intel Core 2 Duo

When Running 3D Mark 06 Loop

7 Efficiency & Performance: The Intel Core 2 Duo

100% Load on Dual Cores Running SuperPi
32M


All Tests were ran for one hour each to get stabilized
temperatures and power consumption


2 Instances of SuperPi 32M were ran simultaneously to load the
2 Cores on Desktop


3D Mark 06 was looped for the 3D application Test


GPU Temperature was guaged to determine the effect of the case
air temperature on other vital components of the PC