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Sapphire Pure Platinum A75 (AMD A75) Motherboard Review

By: Shawn Baker | Socket FM1 in Motherboards | Posted: Jul 18, 2011 7:12 am
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TweakTown Rating: 93%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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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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Getting into some gaming benchmarks, we see what we've seen from our other A75 boards when we overclock. While Alien vs. Predator is relying all on the GPU and the speed of our APU makes little to no difference, the speed under the Performance preset in 3DMark hits a bit of a limitation. You can see the overclock helps boost that Performance score and sees it line up with the higher end X6 1100T platform.

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