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ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 (Intel Z77) Motherboard Review - System Benchmarks

The SABERTOOTH name is back and we check it out with the Intel Z77 chipset.

By: | Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 10, 2012 6:44 am
TweakTown Rating: 98%Manufacturer: ASUS

PCMark 7

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.04

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

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

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PCMark 7 includes a range of tests that give different views of your system's performance. In the Advanced Edition you can choose which tests to run. The common use and hardware component tests are unavailable in the Basic Edition.

 

Overall system performance is measured by the PCMark test. This is the only test that returns an official PCMark score. The Lightweight test measures the system capabilities of entry-level systems and mobility platforms unable to run the PCMark test, but it does not generate a PCMark score. Common use performance is measured by the scenario tests - Entertainment, Creativity and Production - each of which results in a scenario score. Hardware component performance is measured by the hardware tests - Computation and Storage - each of which results in a hardware score.

 

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MediaEspresso

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 6.5

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

Product Homepage: http://www.cyberlink.com/products/mediaespresso/overview_en_AU.html?fileName=overview&r=1

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MediaEspresso is a blazingly fast media universal converter that can transcode your videos, photos and music files and out put them to a huge range of portable devices including mobile phones, portable media players and even game consoles. With technologies like Smart Detect, Direct Sync and CyberLink's TrueTheater™ video enhancements, you can not only forget about complicated format, resolution and output settings, but your converted file will come out the other side looking better than when it went in!

 

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Looking at PCMark 7 and MediaEspresso, though, we see a bit of a different picture painted. Looking above you can see out of the box the SABERTOOTH Z77 performance is extremely strong against the other Z77 based boards here with a clear lead in both programs.

 

Overclocking, as always, helps extend the lead even further.

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