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ASUS M4A79T Deluxe 790FX Motherboard - Test System Setup and Memory Performance

While Intel has taken all the focus of late, AMD is still in the running and today ASUS sends out the 790FX based AM3 board for approval.

| Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: May 28, 2009 5:49 am
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: ASUS

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 ASUS 790FX based board against the Sapphire 790GX board, the younger sibling of the AMD 7 series chipset with IGP.

 

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.

 

ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Motherboard

 

First off we see that the platforms remain equal across stock tests, but when we overclock ASUS manages to pull ahead with a higher bus and memory clock.

 

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