Apple iTunes and Lame MP3 love the new platform. But because we know that these tests are single-threaded, they're naturally going to prefer the old machine, which benefited from a more aggressive overclock.
HandBrake and MainConcept similarly show the performance benefits of new-generation motherboards, along with the overclocking deficit of today’s build.
- Welcome Back, SLI!
- Motherboard And Graphics
- Processor And Memory
- Case, Cooling, And Power
- Hardware Installation
- Overclocking, Or Maybe Not
- Test Settings And Benchmarks
- Benchmark Results: 3DMark And PCMark
- Benchmark Results: SiSoftware Sandra
- Benchmark Results: Crysis And F1 2010
- Benchmark Results: Just Cause 2 And Metro 2033
- Benchmark Results: Audio And Video Encoding
- Benchmark Results: Productivity
- Power, Heat, And Efficiency
- Is There Value In A $2000 Build?