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GIGABYTE MA790GP-UD4H 790GX Motherboard - Test System Setup and Memory Performance

Today we have on trial GIGABYTE's new AM3 board for DDR2 users with the 790GX chipset.

| Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: May 27, 2009 5:10 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Test System

 

Processor: AMD Phenom II x4 810 (13x 200MHz)

 

Memory: 2x 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: GIGABYTE 3D Galaxy II Water cooling

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista X64 SP1

 

Drivers: Intel INF 9.0.0.1008, ForceWare 180.24

 

On to testing and today we have the GIGABYTE 790GX board up against our already tested Sapphire board. We ran our usual tests at stock clock speeds as well as max overclocked. Both boards managed to hit the same clock speeds so this should be interesting.

 

EVEREST Ultimate Edition

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2006

 

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

 

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

 

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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.

 

GIGABYTE MA790GP-UD4H Motherboard Review

 

First off it's into memory tests and both boards tie it up at overclocking and stock thanks to identical clock speeds at both levels.

 

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