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 126.96.36.1998, Forceware 175.16
As usual, we are using our OCZ XMP 1600MHz modules for comparison which have been very impressive, especially because they will run 7-6-6-18 at 1.9v at 1600MHz; a very low latency module indeed. Today we test using 1333MHz, 1600MHz and Max OC.
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 as usual, we hit the synthetic memory tests. At 1333MHz the Mushkin memory modules manage to get a higher score. At 1600MHz both modules are almost identical; while the Mushkin did run at a higher CAS latency, the other values were lower. At Max OC the 1980MHz speed of the Mushkin manages to push the OCZ out of contention.