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Intel P965 Shootout Part 1 - ASUS, MSI and Foxconn - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

In part 1 of our Intel P965 roundup we check our motherboards from ASUS, Foxconn and MSI - which is best for you?

| Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Oct 10, 2006 4:00 am

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Build 102

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark06/

 

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3DMark06 is the very latest version of the "Gamers Benchmark" from FutureMark. The newest version of 3DMark expands on the tests in 3DMark05 by adding graphical effects using Shader Model 3.0 and HDR (High Dynamic Range lighting) which will push even the best DX9 graphics cards to the extremes.

 

3DMark06 also focuses on not just the GPU but the CPU using the AGEIA PhysX software physics library to effectively test single and Dual Core processors.

 

 

3DMark06 puts some more stress onto the system but overclocked results don't change much from 3DMark05 really.

MSI P965 Neo-F Motherboard

 

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