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Gigabyte 955X Royal Motherboard - for Dual Core Enthusiasts - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and Sandra

If you're on the market for a mobo which offers plenty of features and performance, Gigabyte's 955X Royal might be it.

| Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 28, 2005 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.5%      Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Test System Setup

 

Processor: Intel Pentium D 840 (800MHz FSB) (Supplied by Intel)

 

Memory: 2x 512MB OCZ DDR2-533

 

Hard Disk: 2x Seagate 7200.8 (RAID 0)(Supplied by Seagate)

 

Graphics Card: ATI Radeon X800XT Platinum (Supplied by ASUS)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP2

 

Drivers: ATI Catalyst 5.11 and DX9c

 

We have put the ASUS P5WD2 against the Gigabyte GA-81955X Royal to determine the leader of the enthusiast motherboards. We also included the reference I955X motherboard to see how it compares against the Gigabyte motherboard.

 

SiSoft Sandra

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2005 SR2b

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.sisoftware.co.uk

 

Product Homepage: http://sisoftware.jaggedonline.com/index.php?location=home&a=TTA&lang=en

 

Buy It Here

 

 

SiSoft Sandra (System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is a synthetic Windows benchmark that features different tests used to evaluate different PC subsystems.

 

 

Memory scores are almost identical between the ASUS and Gigabyte boards.

 

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