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MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) Review

ccokeman    -   January 18, 2012
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Settings

  • 4x AA
  • 16x AF
  • Global settings = High

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking at the 3DMark 11 benchmark, we can see that no matter what resolution we run the test at with stock speeds the Intel board comes out slightly ahead. However, at the Performance and Extreme overclocked presets, the MSI board does jump up ahead of the Intel board.




  1. Introduction & Closer Look
  2. Closer Look (The Motherboard)
  3. Closer Look (The BIOS)
  4. Specifications & Features
  5. Testing: Setup & Overclocking
  6. Testing: Apophysis, WinRar, GeekBench, Bibble 5
  7. Testing: Office 2007, POV-Ray, ProShow Gold, HandBrake
  8. Testing: SiSoft Sandra 2011, AIDA 64
  9. Testing: Sciencemark, Cinebench, HD Tune, PCMark 7
  10. Testing: Aliens vs. Predator
  11. Testing: Civilization V
  12. Testing: Battlefield: Bad Company 2
  13. Testing: 3DMark 11
  14. Conclusion
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