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High-End Chipset Battle

Synthetic Benchmarks

Intel’s X48 provides higher performance in most of the synthetic benchmarks.

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x48 790i sli

x48 790i sli

x48 790i sli

The PCMark05 memory test shows that Nvidia offers slightly better memory bandwidth. However, this doesn’t translate into better performance in real life benchmarks.

x48 790i sli

x48 790i sli

x48 790i sli

x48 790i sli

x48 790i sli

x48 790i sli