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MSI A75MA-G55 (A75) Motherboard Review - Gaming Benchmarks

MSI send us over an A75 board that stands out from the pack thanks to its mATX format. Let's check it out and see how this smaller offering goes.

| Socket FM1 in Motherboards | Posted: Jul 27, 2011 6:18 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: MSI

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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Under 3DMark 11 we can continue to see a boost in our Performance preset when we overclock our APU due to a bit of a APU limitation that's present when it's running at stock. You can see when we overclock our A8-3850, our P preset performance falls in line with the X6 1100T setup.

 

As for Aliens vs Predator, due to how intensive the game is, even at 1680 x 1050 there's no CPU limitation, so overclocking yields no performance difference.

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