Gigabyte EP45-DS3R ReviewMakaveli - September 10, 2008
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SiSoft Sandra is a diagnostic utility and synthetic benchmarking program. Sandra allows you to view your hardware at a higher level to be more helpful. For this benchmark, I will be running a broad spectrum of tests to gauge the performance of key areas of the motherboards.
Cache and Memory
Power Management Efficiency
The scores were very close between all the motherboards, but the X48 chipset did the best in a majority of the tests. With performance this close across brands the difference becomes how enthusiast friendly the board is.