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R. Belmont
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Re: Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core?
08/13/12 10:56 PM


> It is slightly lower clocked, but the Phenom has 6 meg of L3 cache that the Athlon II
> doesn't. I thought MAME favored large CPU cache? Looking at the benchmarks over at
> Anandtech on paper, it looks like its a better performer, but I understand
> traditional benches don't always apply to emulation.

Overall memory bandwidth is what MAME really wants; a large cache can obviously help with that, but it's not the be-all end-all by itself. (And of course, there's not a great deal of good benchmark data in this area).







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* Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core? vram74 08/10/12 02:50 AM
. * Re: Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core? DMala  08/10/12 04:37 PM
. * Re: Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core? vram74  08/10/12 06:09 PM
. * Re: Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core? R. Belmont  08/13/12 10:56 PM
. * Re: Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core? vram74  08/13/12 11:03 PM
. * Re: Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core? B2K24  08/10/12 03:38 AM
. * Re: Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core? vram74  08/10/12 03:51 AM
. * Re: Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core? sirscotty  10/13/12 02:35 PM
. * Re: Any point in swapping out this dual core for this quad core? redk9258  10/13/12 04:49 PM

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