AMD 780G Chipset / AMD Athlon X2 4850e Platform Review :: Test Setup and Performance

03-05-2008 · Category: Hardware - Processors

By Ben Sun

There are three aspects I want to focus on in this review, performance with integrated graphics, performance with the CPU and Hybrid Graphics performance. The 4850e will be used for all testing, and a HD3450 graphics card will be used for discrete and Hybrid graphics testing. The graphics card on the 780G is similar in performance to the 3450 so I chose a resolution of 1024x768 and high settings to reflect performance as no one wants to game at 800x600 and the purpose of a DirectX 10 capable card is not

AMD 780G Chipset / AMD Athlon X2 4850e Platform Review GIGABYTE Board


Test Setup

  • CPU AMD energy efficient AMD Athlon™ X2 4850e dual-core processor
  • Motherboard GA-MA78M-S2H
  • Graphics: ATI HD3200 integrated, HD3450, Hybrid Crossfire mode
  • Cooling AMD Reference fan
  • Memory : Crucial Ballistix Tracer PC8500 DDR2
  • HDDs Raptor 75GB SATA HDD
  • DVD Sony 16X PATA
  • Power Supply Coolermaster 850W
  • System Tests
  • Sysmark 2007 Preview
  • PiFast
  • 3DMark05/06
  • CPU Bench
  • CrystalMark
  • Sisoft Sandra XI
  • Aquamark 3
  • PCMark05

Integrated Graphics Test

  • Crysis 1.1 1024x768 High settings custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Call of Duty 4 1024x768 High Settings Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Command And Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars Kane Edition FRAPS Skirmish mode
  • 3DMark06 1280x1024
  • 3DMark05 1280x1024