Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R ReviewRHKCommander959 - March 18, 2010
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The first part of our testing regimen will be the system specific benchmarks.
Let's get started with Apophysis. This program is used primarily to render and generate fractal flame images. We will run this benchmark with the following settings:
- Resolution: 2750x2048
- Quality: 500
- Limit Memory use: 512MB
The measurement used is time to render, in minutes, to complete.
Lower is Better
WinRAR is a tool to archive and compress large files to a manageable size. We will use 10MB, 100MB, and 500MB files to test the time needed to compress these files. Time will be measured in seconds.
In all of the WinRAR testing, the Gigabyte board performed very strongly, with overclocking pushing it further.