Synthetic CPU and Memory Tests

SiSoft Sandra 2011

The latest version of SiSoft Sandra offers up a lot of new features including GPU performance, OpenCL, etc. 

Intel Core i7-990X Gulftown Processor and DX58SO2 Motherboard Review - Motherboards 17

The new Core i7-990X takes the win in the raw CPU compute testing and the memory bandwidth tests which makes sense with its three-channel memory controller compared to the rest of the fields’ two channel setups.  However, the 990X is at a disadvantage when you look at the memory latency test and the inter-core communication tests that utilize some tweaks from Intel on that architecture.
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