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Reviewed By: Carl Nelson [11.15.01]
Manufactured by: AMD
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SYSmark 2001 Content Creation

We introduced you to SYSmark on the previous page, so here's a list of the applications tested in the Content Creation suite:

-Macromedia Dreamweaver 4
-Adobe Photoshop 6.0
-Adobe Premiere 6.0
-MS Windows Media Encoder 7
-Macromedia Flash 5

The Athlon does a better job of handling the Duron than ever before... With FSB rate not being an issue, it is clearly the large cache size that is giving it a huge advantage.

Again, Content Creation can be bought for the cost of shipping.  We used version 2001 (2002 was just released) It uses the following (slightly outdated) applications:

-Adobe Photoshop 5.5
-Adobe Premiere 5.1
-Macromedia Director 8.0
-Netscape Navigator 4.7
-Sonic Foundry SoundForge 4.5

In this test, the Duron keeps up with the Athlon quite well... It looks like the older applications used in CC Winstone 2001 aren't as cache-dependant as other apps tested.

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