Benchmark Results: DiRT 2 Demo, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call Of Pripyat
DiRT 2 continues to place today’s contenders in order of CPU base clock.
Gigabyte edges out MSI at the lowest tests settings of both benchmarks above, showing that the performance deficit of using an NF200 controller in a system that doesn’t need it are tiny at most.
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No EVGA SR-2? :(Reply
Ok, Hold on. Three Flagship LGA 1366 Boards and no overclocked power consumption results? These boards are obviously made for overclocking and those results would be very interesting to see.
A good 250$ X58 board is enough for most people.Reply
9498281 said:No EVGA SR-2? :(
The EVGA Classified SR-2 is based on the Intel 5520 chipset and uses Xeons, so it's not an X58 board technically speaking which is why it doesn't qualify. ;)
If I could spend that much on a motherboard I'd have chosen the Rampage III Extreme, not only does it have good features it also has the best colour scheme. ^^
Does anyone know why I try to submit a comment it doesn't show up, and I have to use the forums instead to post a comment instead?
I want more.Reply
I am totally impressed by ASUS they always come up with best solution in every category, but the price is a killer for me :(Reply
IMO, the only interesting part about motherboard reviews is the overclocking and power consumption portion.Reply
Nice article..I have only catch: Of all the mobos tested, Quad SLI is not possible on the ASUS R3E, courtesy of nVIDIA's driversReply
Whats the point when Intel will come out with new processors with different sockets next year?Reply
avatar_raqNice article..I have only catch: Of all the mobos tested, Quad SLI is not possible on the ASUS R3E, courtesy of nVIDIA's drivershttp://www.guru3d.com/news/quad-sl -possible/Awesome, thanks. Manufacturers don't actually discuss this stuff.Reply
dragonfang18Whats the point when Intel will come out with new processors with different sockets next year?That's what people like you were saying months before LGA 1156 was released. We see which direction that went.
That's what people like you were saying months before LGA 1156 was released. We see which direction that went.
Yeah... they are changing 1366 to some socket R... Well... At least I can look forward to these motherboards going down in price by next year when they go to Socket R's for performance than 1366's. I guess ill be happy with 1366's. Hopefully they go down by at least $100.