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Pipe Dreams: Six P35-DDR3 Motherboards Compared


MSI's P35 Diamond stays in the top half of PC Mark 2005 scores, but studying the performance differences between all boards is about as exciting as watching grass grow.

Asus again begins to shine in Sandra's math test.

Asus' lead continues throughout most of Sandra's test, but again by a trivial amount.

Thomas Soderstrom
Thomas Soderstrom is a Senior Staff Editor at Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews cases, cooling, memory and motherboards.
  • Dont get any biostar mobo, they all have capacitor problems in my experience.
  • Gigabyte GA-P35C-DS3R support up to 4GB DDR3 memory. However, could 8GBs 2x4GB DDR3 modules be used as long as it is within the top 1333 limit on the board?