* Based on internal AMD testing as of 8/24/09 of AMD Athlon™ II X2 235 vs. AMD Athlon™ II X4 620 processor. Configuration: M4A78T-E motherboard, ATI Radeon™ HD 3300 GPU, 4GB DDR3-1066, Windows Vista® 64 Ultimate. Office Applications performance improvement based on aggregate of PCWorldBench, BAPCo® SYSmark® (1280x1024), PCMark® Vantage, Windows send to compressed folder, WinRAR (rar-best), TrueCrypt (AES-MEAN), and Norton AntiVirus PDF document scan. Advanced Multi-tasking performance based on PCMark® Vantage. Digital Video Editing performance based on Cinebench. Mainstream Gaming based on 3DMark® Vantage CPU.
When matched against similarly priced competitive processors and other entry-level quad-core processors, including the Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 and Intel Core 2 Quad 8200, the AMD Athlon™ II X4 620 processor delivers superior performance. This means a better experience for mainstream users’ productivity while encoding an HD video, rendering a photo slideshow, and playing 3D games.
*Based on AMD internal testing as of 8/24/09; results are normalized to the AMD Athlon™ II 250. Configuration: AMD Athlon II; M4A78T-E motherboard, ATI Radeon™ HD 3300 GPU, 4GB DDR3-1066, Windows Vista® 64 Ultimate. INTEL configuration: DG45ID motherboard; G45 Express; 4GB DDR2-1066; Windows Vista® 64 Ultimate. PCMark Vantage results are measured in Marks; MainConcept encoder converts DoubleDutch.mpeg (114MB) to an H.264 format; captured data is elapsed time in seconds. Windows Movie Maker renders a photo slide show as an AVI from a dataset of 97 1600x1066 JPEG images. Captured data is elapsed time in seconds. 3DMark Vantage overall results are measured in Marks. HD capable monitor required for HD resolution.