OCZ Gold PC3500 GX 1GB Dual Channel Kit - Page 5

Written by John Chen    Tuesday, 19 July 2005 11:00
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Results Continued

Far Cry

Since Far Cry is a game, the performance results will be very similar to 3dMark2001.  I ran the benchmark at 640x480, so the benchmark would not be too GPU dependent.  The tests under 1024x768 and 1280x1024 are an approximation of what kind of frames you'll be getting.  While the results are similar to 3dMark2001 in performance, this benchmark will give more significant results, because Far Cry is extremely demanding.

Unreal Tournament 2004

Unreal Tournament is another popular game engine to test overall system performance.  Here, we can see the same results as Far Cry and 3dMark2001.  Like Far Cry, UT2004 was also run at 640x480 to limit GPU dependency.  The other resolutions provide an approximation of actual gameplay performance.


PCMark is another benchmark created by Futuremark.  It tests the memory compression and decompression speeds in small to large chunks of data.

Super PI

Since the value of PI is an infinite value, Super PI is a speed test to find the digit you're looking for.  In this case, we chose the millionth digit.  Super PI benefits greatly from higher FSB, as well as low latencies.


PiFast is similar to Super PI.  The results can be greatly affected by a slight adjustment to the memory megahertz and latency.