Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD6 and GA-P55A-UD4P Reviewtacohunter52 -
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Office 2007 Excel Big Number Crunch: This test takes a 6.2MB Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and performs about 28,000 sets of calculations, including many of the most commonly used calculations 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 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 motherboard to see which motherboard, if any, rises above the others.
Once again, the to Gigabyte boards scored about the same as every other board. This is pretty good, especially because you'll be able to choose a board based on its features, and not have to worry about it performing horribly. When overclocked, the motherboards demonstrated some pretty huge improvements.