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Which A88X-Based Board Should You Buy For Your Kaveri APU?

Results: Media Conversion And Content Creation

Once again, we’re looking for problems in the benchmark charts and find none. MSI’s A88X-G45 Gaming takes a little longer to finish our After Effects workload, but that could be due to the CPU reaching a lower-power idle state between tests.

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Asus finishes the OpenCL-based Photoshop filters test a little more quickly, and retests showed this result consistent. A check of BIOS settings for all boards revealed no single change responsible for that gain, but it could be due the A88X-Pro’s enhanced memory performance.

Thomas Soderstrom
Thomas Soderstrom is a Senior Staff Editor at Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews cases, cooling, memory and motherboards.