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Asus ROG Maximus VI Testing:
3DMark: The just released version of Futuremark's popular 3DMark suite is designed to let a wider range of the user base the ability to make a comparative analysis of the gaming prowess of their systems from entry level PCs to notebooks and Extreme Gaming PCs.
- Default test settings
- Cloud Gate
- Fire Strike:
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- 8x MSAA
- Ultra Settings
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- DirectX 11
- Global settings = Very High
- PhysX = Off
In these gaming tests, what you get is performance parity between these gaming centric motherboards. The margins between the results for each board are small enough that you will not notice a .5 to 1 FPS difference during game play. The synthetic results show a decided performance bent towards the Maximus VI Gene.