To test the Fusion platform today, we are using a wide selection of real world and synthetic tests, clearly labeled. If you are only interested in video quality and hardware performance we advise you to shift forward in the review to the real world and image quality sections.
We also felt it would be interesting to compare some of our findings against the Intel Atom platform, in the shape of the 1.8GHz D525 processor. We have also included results from a previous generation AMD Turion 64 X2 L510 clocked at 1.6ghz.
Gigabyte E350N-USB 3 System:
CPU/GPU: AMD Zacate APU – E350 (HD6310 graphics)
Chassis: Thermaltake Element Q
Memory: Kingston 4GB DDR3
Hard Drive: Samsung 2.5 inch 250GB
Additional power supply for discrete GPU testing: ADATA HM 650W.
Solid State: Kingston Hyper Max 3.0 x 2
Optical: Asus USB 2.0 BluRay Drive
Graphics Card: Sapphire HD6850 (via the 4x PCIe Slot)
Monitors: Sharp 50 inch 1080p Aquos LCD TV, LaCie 730 (IQ testing) and Dell U2410
Atom D525 @ 1.8ghz
Turion X64 X2 L510 @ 1.6ghz
Windows 7 64 Bit
Cinebench R11.5 64 bit
Cyberlink Media Espresso
Cyberlink PowerDVD Ultra V10
HQV Benchmark V 2.0
Resident Evil 5
Technical Monitoring and Test Equipment:
Keithley Integra unit
Raytek Laser Temp Gun 3i LSRC/MT4 Mini Temp
Extech digital sound level meter & SkyTronic DSL 2 Digital Sound Level Meter
Kill A Watt Meter
All results are gained from multiple test runs to ensure any abnormalities are removed before publication.