ASUS P7P55D Premium and P7P55D-E Pro Reviewccokeman - January 28, 2010
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Office 2007 Excel Big Number Crunch: This test takes a 6.2MB Microsoft Excel speadsheet and performs about 28,000 sets of calculations, representative of commonly used numerical operations in Excel. The measure of this test is how long it takes to refresh the sheet.
Lower Is Better
POV Ray 3.7: This program features a built in benchmark that renders an image using Ray Tracing. The latest versions offer support for SMP (Symmetric MultiProcessing), enabling the workload to be spread across the cores for a quicker completion.
Higher Is Better
PCMark Vantage x64 is used to measure complete system performance. We will be running a series of tests to gauge performance of each individual CPU to see which CPU, if any, rises above the others.
In the Office 2007 Excel Big Number Crunch testing, the P7P55D variant deliver identical performance at stock speeds, just slightly slower than the comparison boards. For the POV Ray testing, the two board perform the level of the comparison boards while in the PCMark Vantage testing the The P7P55D Premium delivers performance on par with the Maximus III and the P7P55D-E Pro is the lower scoring board.