MSI Eclipse Plus ReviewRHKCommander959 - June 11, 2009
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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 and test the time needed to compress these files. Time will be measured in seconds.
Overclocking definitely helps in both Apophysis and file compression, although Apophysis shows the greatest gains with a greatly reduced rendering time, performing around average amongst all of the boards while a little slow with RAR.