Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850: Four Cores at Three Gigahertz. Page 8
[07/15/2007 09:00 PM | CPU]
by Ilya Gavrichenkov
To hit new performance heights the quad-core Intel processor for computer enthusiasts uses 1333MHz bus and operates at 3.0GHz speed. However, what is really interesting about it, is the new G0 processor stepping lowering the heat dissipation and improving the chip’s overclocking potential.
Image, Audio and Video Editing
Professional applications for creation and processing of multimedia content have been long optimized for multi-processor systems. Therefore, multi-core CPUs perform at a very high level in tasks of this type. This advantage is extremely significant in Adobe Premiere pro and Cakewalk Sonar. As for Adobe Photoshop, not all of its filters are optimized for multi-core CPUs, so the performance difference between dual-core and quad-core processors here is lower.
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