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Seven $260-$320 X79 Express Motherboards, Reviewed

Benchmark Results: Audio And Video Encoding

MSI takes a one-second overall lead in audio encoding, while ECS falls one second behind. Everyone else trades blows in the middle, with differences being far too small to notice in actual use.

MSI takes its second lead in HandBrake.

A seven-way-tie in MainConcept produces a performance chart that’s arranged alphabetically, rather than by order of performance.

Thomas Soderstrom
Thomas Soderstrom is a Senior Staff Editor at Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews cases, cooling, memory and motherboards.