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Sapphire Pure Black X58 Motherboard - Gaming Benchmarks

Sapphire begins to move away from just video cards with a new performance motherboard. How's the Pure Black X58 perform?

| Socket LGA 1366 in Motherboards | Posted: Jan 11, 2011 10:31 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

3DMark 11

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0
Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com
Product Homepage: http://www.3dmark.com/3dmark11/
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3DMark 11 is the latest version of the world's most popular benchmark. Designed to measure your PC's gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.

 

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When it comes to performance under 3DMark 11 the focus on this benchmark is so heavily on the video card itself that the motherboard doesn't really come into play.

 


Aliens vs. Predator

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Standalone Benchmark
Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark
Developer Homepage: http://www.rebellion.co.uk/
Product Homepage: http://www.sega.com/games/aliens-vs-predator/

 


 

Aliens vs. Predator is a science fiction first-person shooter video game, developed by Rebellion Developments, the team behind the 1999 original PC game, and published by Sega for Microsoft Windows, the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. The game is based on the Alien vs. Predator franchise, a combination of the characters and creatures of the Alien franchise and the Predator franchise. There are three campaigns in the game, one for each race/faction (the Predators, the Aliens and the Colonial Marines), that, while separate in terms of individual plot and gameplay, form one overarching storyline.

 

Following the storyline of the campaign modes comes the multiplayer aspect of the game. In this Multiplayer section of the game, players face off in various different gametypes in various different ways.

 

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Just like 3DMark 11, there's no difference when it comes to the gaming numbers. Even with an overclock of over 1GHz on our CPU we see very little movement.

 

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