Performance - 3DMark 06 CPU | 3DMark Vantage CPU
3DMark 06 CPU Test
The aging 3DMark 06 nowadays is getting a bit more CPU limited and makes it a good application to check CPU or APU performance. The scores that you see are the CPU test itself, not overall 3DMark 06 scores. 3DMark 06 still uses processor 16-threads, making it a suitable benchmark even for processors made today.
3DMark Vantage CPU Test
3DMark Vantage focuses on the two areas most critical to gaming performance: the CPU and the GPU. With the emergence of multi-package and multi-core configurations on both the CPU and GPU side, the performance scale of these areas has widened, and the visual and game-play effects made possible by these configurations are accordingly wide-ranging. This makes covering the entire spectrum of 3D gaming a difficult task. 3DMark Vantage has a standalone CPU test. It's multi-core and multi-threading aware. We'll look at the overall P score in the game segment of this article as well.