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ASUS P5K Motherboard - P35 on a Budget - Benchmarks - 3DMark06

Though X38 is now the new king, P35 is still a good choice. We look at a cost-effective P35 motherboard from ASUS today.

| Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Oct 10, 2007 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: ASUS

3DMark06

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.1.0

 

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 the GIGABYTE board on top, though only when overclocking is taken into account. At stock speeds there is no difference.

 

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