Intel Core 2 (Conroe) Performance Review

By Zachary Chan - 14 Jul 2006

Results - Futuremark 3DMark05 and 3DMark06

Results - Futuremark 3DMark05 and 3DMark06

Thus far, the Core 2 Duo processors have excelled at desktop publishing, office productivity, 3D rendering and video encoding; basically all the boring stuff. How about gaming performance you say? Well in the next few pages, we'll get to see just how well the Core 2 Duo's performance translates to real world gaming.

In 3DMark05's CPU rendering tests, all three Core 2 Duo processors are able to return scores well above the 10K mark, which is another milestone for raw processor performance. A similar trend can be noticed on 3DMark06 as well, but this time the Athlon 64 FX-62 and Pentium XE 965 are able to catch up to the E6600.


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