Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Motherboard: GIGABYTE X48T-DQ6 (Supplied by GIGABYTE)
Hard Disk: 500GB Western Digital SE16 (Supplied by Western Digital)
Graphics Card: GIGABYTE 9800GX2 (Supplied by GIGABYTE)
Cooling: GIGABYTE 3D Galaxy II (Supplied by GIGABYTE)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
Drivers: Intel INF 220.127.116.118, Forceware 175.16
In today's venture we will be pitting the A-DATA Vitesta against our trusty old OCZ XMP test kit which we have been using for quite some time in our test bed. These modules have proven to hit over 1700MHz, but for today's result we kept it to the same 1688MHz for both. The OCZ memory was able to lower its timings to 7-6-7-20 for the XMP tests as well as the OC tests. Will this give it any extra boost? Let's find out.
EVEREST Ultimate Edition
Version and / or Patch Used: 2006
Developer Homepage: http://www.lavalys.com
Product Homepage: http://www.lavalys.com
EVEREST Ultimate Edition is an industry leading system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for enthusiasts PC users, based on the award-winning EVEREST Technology. During system optimizations and tweaking it provides essential system and overclock information, advanced hardware monitoring and diagnostics capabilities to check the effects of the applied settings. CPU, FPU and memory benchmarks are available to measure the actual system performance and compare it to previous states or other systems.
Starting off with the pure synthetic bandwidth tests, we see that both modules at 1333MHz indicate no difference in performance; both run the same latencies.
At 1600XMP mode, we see OCZ just a tiny bit ahead. At OC mode, OCZ still have a couple of points in its favor, but nothing extensive.
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- Page 1 [Introduction]
- Page 2 [The Package and Modules]
- Page 3 [Overclocking]
- Page 4 [Test System Setup and Everest]
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