With few optimizations focusing entirely on the CPU, the only way to win the iTunes benchmark is to cheat. Fortunately, none of today’s competitors cheated by a large enough margin to get caught.
Asus does game the system a little with its 200.7 MHz reference clock, using it to edge out Gigabyte.
Gigabyte returns the favor in MainConcept.
- Making The Competition Green With Envy
- Features Comparison
- ASRock 890FX Deluxe3
- Asus Crosshair IV Formula
- Biostar TA890FXE
- Gigabyte 890FXA-UD7
- MSI 890FXA-GD70
- Test Settings
- Benchmark Results: Modern Warfare 2 And Crysis
- Benchmark Results: DiRT 2 Demo And S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call Of Pripyat
- Benchmark Results: Audio And Video Encoding
- Benchmark Results: Productivity
- Benchmark Results: Synthetic
- Power, Heat, And Efficiency