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GIGABYTE X38-DQ6 Mobo - Final Version! - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

By: Cameron Johnson | Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Sep 18, 2007 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 87%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE



Version and / or Patch Used: 1.1.0


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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.



At stock speeds the X38 manages to win out over the P35 with DDR2 and DDR3. With DDR3's higher latencies we aren't seeing it gain much of an advantage here. When the bus is clocked up the DDR3 platform manages to win out here.


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