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Z68 vs. X58 - Which Is The Better Gaming Platform?

By: Shawn Baker | Editorials in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Aug 12, 2011 7:03 am

3DMark 11

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.1

Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com

Product Homepage: http://www.3dmark.com/3dmark11/

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3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world's most popular benchmark. Designed to measure your PC's gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.

 

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Starting off with 3DMark 11, we can see that our highly clocked Z68 platform manages to outperform the X58 rig that comes clocked in at a whole 1GHz less.

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