February 16th 06, 03:40 AM
On Wed, 15 Feb 2006 16:04:38 -0800, * * Chas wrote:
> "Wes Newell" > wrote in message
> news:[email protected]
>> On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 17:38:23 +0000, Brian K wrote:
>> > They both run the same clock speed, both running DDR400 memory.
>> > Every CPU benchmark I've run so far (and glxgears) shows the 2600
>> > the 3100 by a small amount.
>> > Any ideas what's up?
>> glxgears doesn't care aobut the cpu much at all. It basically test 3D
>> the video card. And there's a wide range of speed of it with even GF2
>> cards beating FX cards running glxgears. So, what's up is you aren't
>> running a cpu benchmark.:-)
>> Go here and select the second Sempron 3000+ (socket A barton core) on
>> list as 1 cpu, and then as the 2nd cpu select the Sempron 3100+ (754)
>> compare them. Selecting them just highlights them in red. Each
>> shows all CPU's. Now the socket A sempron 2600+ isn't on the list, but
>> think you'll conceed The socket A Sempron 3000+ is faster and more
> than a
>> fair comparison used as a replacement for the 2600+.
> Wow! That's an impressive table.
And I've tried a number of CPU benchmarks that show the Sempron 2600 still
edging over the Sempron 3100...