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Cinema 4D rendering
Cinema 4D's rendering engine does a very nice job of distributing the load across multiple processors, as the Task Manager graph shows.

With four threads active, the dual Opteron 275 system absolutely tears through this rendering task, busting the 1000 mark in a benchmark where our previous champ had scored 689. That champ, by the way, was a system with dual 3.2GHz Xeons based on the older "Prestonia" core. The newer Nocona Xeons at 3.4GHz are slower here, even at a higher clock speed.


The remainder of Cinebench's tests are all single-threaded shading tests, and the Opterons all perform well here, though additional cores or processors are no help.