New Overclocking Star: AMD Phenom II X4 920 Review. Page 9
[02/02/2009 11:21 PM | CPU]
by Ilya Gavrichenkov
It is no secret that previous Phenom X4 processor generation didn’t really overclock that well at all. Therefore, overclockers used to prefer Intel processors for the most part. However, the recently launched new Phenom II X4 manufactured with 45nm process may change this state of things. Read more in our article!
Video encoding is the best application for the new AMD processors. Phenom II X4 920 outperforms its rivals in nominal mode as well as during overclocking. By the way, at 3.72 GHz it also outperforms Core 2 Quad Q6600. However, it is still very far behind the impressive results demonstrated by Core i7 CPUs. No wonder, since SMT technology implemented in the latest Intel solutions matters here a lot.
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