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Intel P35 Motherboards - Five In The Pit (Page 9)

Cameron Johnson | Aug 9, 2007 at 11:00 pm CDT - 1 min, 14 secs time to read this page
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Test System

Processor: Intel Core 2 Extreme X6800 (Supplied by Intel)

Memory: 2x 1GB DDR2-1100 Geil (Supplied by Geil)

Hard Disk: 500GB Seagate 7200.9 (Supplied by Seagate Australia)

Graphics Card: MSI 8800GTS 640MB (Supplied by MSI)

Cooling: Gigabyte Neon775 (Supplied by Gigabyte)

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP2

Drivers: Intel INF, nVidia Forceware 158.22

Today we are pitting all five of our boards against each other using our usual test suite. We did stock speeds using a DDR2-800 memory divider and then we ran the boards at their overclocked level using a 1:1 memory divider.

Our overclocked settings were as follows:

Gigabyte:568MHz x6 for 3408MHz

ASUS: 560MHz x 6 for 3360MHz

ABIT: 557Mhz x 6 for 3342MHz

Foxconn: 438MHz x 7 3066MHz

ECS: 422MHz x8 for 3376MHz

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EVEREST Ultimate Edition is an industry leading system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for enthusiasts PC users, based on the award-winning EVEREST Technology. During system optimizations and tweaking it provides essential system and overclock information, advanced hardware monitoring and diagnostics capabilities to check the effects of the applied settings. CPU, FPU and memory benchmarks are available to measure the actual system performance and compare it to previous states or other systems.

Stock speeds see very little in performance differences between the boards. When we go to overclocked speeds we start to see some performance gaps. ASUS and Gigabyte tie it up at the top with ABIT right on their heals.

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