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Foxconn Quantum Force X58 Flaming Blade Motherboard - Test System Setup and Memory Performance

Today we have Foxconn's follow up to the X58 powered Blood Rage, the Flaming Blade; a new board for the enthusiasts to play with.

| Socket LGA 1366 in Motherboards | Posted: Apr 29, 2009 12:23 pm
TweakTown Rating: 86%      Manufacturer: Foxconn

Test System

 

Processor: Intel Core 17 965 @ 3.2GHz (24x 133MHz)

 

Memory: 3x 2GB DDR3-1600 Corsair Dominator (Supplied by Corsair)

 

Hard Disk: Intel X25-M 80GB SSD (Supplied by Intel)

 

Graphics Card: GIGABYTE 9800GX2 1GB (Supplied by GIGABYTE)

 

Cooling: Stock Intel cooling

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista X64 SP1

 

Drivers: Intel INF 9.0.0.1008, Forceware 180.24

 

Testing time and today we are pitting the Flaming Blade against the already tested Blood Rage and the ASUS P6T Deluxe OC Palm Edition board which is our test bed setup.

 

Our suite of tests have not changed, nor our testing methods. All are done at stock settings using the default CPU multiplier and BLCK. We then did OC tests which are the highest BLCK/CPU/RAM frequencies we managed to get from each board.

 

EVEREST Ultimate Edition

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2006

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.lavalys.com

 

Buy It Here

 

 

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.

 

Foxconn Quantum Force X58 Flaming Blade Motherboard

 

EVEREST is first on our list. Looking at the stock results we see that the three platforms perform near identically. When we get to overclocking, despite the higher CPU clock speed of the Flaming Blade over the Blood Rage, this is more to do with memory and the 175MHz BLCK/RAM setup of the Blood Rage beats out the 150MHz BLCK/RAM setup of the Flaming Blade.

 

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