Benchmark Results: Crysis And Far Cry 2
Already several years old, we have yet to build a system that can overcome Crysis’ system demands at 2560x1600 and 8x anti-aliasing (AA). That makes this outdated game a solid benchmark application.
Asus and MSI have similar base clocks at 133.7 MHz, yet MSI falls to the bottom of our Crysis comparison at the CPU-dependent lower resolutions. This could be a system overhead issue or it could be caused by differences in the automatic configuration of advanced memory timings between different motherboard brands.
The motherboard with the slowest CPU base clock of 133.2 MHz, EVGA’s P55 Classified 200 still climbs to the top of the charts in Far Cry 2. Meanwhile, MSI’s Trinergy begins to set a trend by being around 2% slower than its competitors thus far.