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The FX-64 Lives! (AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+)

By Vijay Anand - 20 Feb 2007

Results - Lightwave 3D 7.5

Results - Lightwave 3D 7.5

In this 3D modeling program's rendering simulation tests, the Athlon 64 X2 6000+ made better headway. In the more taxing Tracer-Radiosity render set, AMD's new star almost matched the performance of a Core 2 Duo E6700, while in the easer Sunset render set, it went up against even an a Core 2 Extreme X6800. Finally, the Athlon 64 X2 6000+ is showing some sparks of competition, but can it keep in more tests to come? Read on.