Benchmark Results: Productivity
Performance differences in Adobe Photoshop are too small to detect during a one-minute project.
Biostar picks up a miniscule lead in 3ds Max.
Two of the three leaders from our audio encoding benchmarks retake top positions in file compression.
Biostar’s TPower X79 picks up its second productivity win in ABBYY FineReader.
Since the boards all have vastly superior profit margins, your statement is misleading. Why is everyone too afraid to reveal the truth about motherboard pricing?
A comparison of the time between the power button being pressed and the installed bootloader starting would be very interesting to me. I was thinking it might be easiest to measure this by having no OS on the boot media and measuring the time to the "please insert boot media" message, but I'm sure you can think of other ways of doing it.
I'm also informed that on some boards the boot time varies dramatically dependent on whether any Overclocking is enabled, as compared to the stock settings - that would also be worth knowing.
not anymore, asrock is no longer affiliated with Asus and is owned by Pegatron Corp.