ECS L337 GANK Machine Z87H3-A2X Extreme Reviewccokeman - August 27, 2013
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ECS L337 GANK Machine Z87H3-A2X Extreme 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
- First Strike:
- First Strike Extreme:
DiRT 3 is the third iteration of this series. Published and developed by Codemasters, this game uses the EGO 2.0 game engine and was released in the US on PC in May of 2011.
- 8x MSAA
- Ultra Settings
Part first-person shooter, part survival horror, Metro Last Light is the followup to the extremely popular game Metro 2033. Developed by 4A games and published by Deepsilver, this game uses the 4A game engine. In this game set a year after the missile strike on the Dark Ones you continue on as Artyom as he digs deeper into the bowels of the Metro.
- DirectX 11
- Global settings = Very High
- PhysX = Off
At this point you have to understand that the gaming performance of each board is going to be influenced more by the installed discrete GPU than by the installed CPU when comparing apples to apples. By comparison if you had to show a variation in performance the ECS GANK Machine delivered on average 1FPS lower performance in a graphically intense game and a 3 to 4FPS variation when used in a game that is less demanding. Or about a 2-3% variance.