AMD Phenom Processor Update - Memory Bandwidth

Posted on Friday, Dec 21 2007 @ 04:24 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Not much has been going right for AMD in recent weeks, but I'm happy to say one of the most popular benchmarks used in testing processors wasn't ready for Phenom when the media hacked apart the poor processor apart on launch day. It seems SiSoftware Sandra XII was not correctly optimized for the Phenom processors! The latest update of Sisoftware Sandra has the right optimization. See what the difference makes for the memory bandwidth score by checking out this article. If you are a fellow journalist in the industry please think about updating your benchmarks!

"Not much has been going right for AMD in recent weeks, but I'm happy to say one of the most popular benchmarks used in testing processors wasn't ready for Phenom when the media hacked apart the poor processor apart on launch day. It seems SiSoftware Sandra XII was not correctly optimized for the Phenom processors! We contacted SiSoftware after we were informed by AMD that nearly every memory bandwidth score on the internet was incorrect. Why AMD waited weeks to let us know this is beyond me, but nothing is shocking in this industry..."

Check it out at Legit Reviews.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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