Synthetic 3D Performance

FurMark shows that all tested processors were able to max the GeForce GTX 285 graphics card out at 186fps. The minimum frame rates did vary on the other hand, though the Athlon II X4 620 fared quite well. The Core 2 Quad Q6600 was the slowest processor tested, while the Phenom II were the fastest, and the Athlon II X4 620 was able to match both the Core 2 Duo E7400 and Core i5 750 processors.

Using the Unigine Engine, we ran the Sanctuary and Tropics benchmarks, though results show this test is very much GPU limited and therefore failed to expose any weakness with the tested processors

SPECviewperf puts the Athlon II X4 620 in good light, showing it to be much faster than the Phenom II X2 550, Core 2 Quad Q6600 and Core 2 Duo E7400 processors in the Maya test. The Athlon II X4 620 also performed well in the 3dsMax test, despite only beating the Phenom II X2 550.