MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming Reviewccokeman - June 9, 2013
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MSI Z87-GD65 Testing:
Cinebench 11.5 is useful for testing your system, CPU, and OpenGL capabilities using the software program, CINEMA 4D. We will be using the default tests for this benchmark.
X.264 Benchmark: This benchmark is used to measure the time it takes to encode a 1080p video file into the x264 format. The default benchmark is used with an average of all four tests on each pass taken as the result.
AIDA64 Extreme Edition 3.0 is a software utility designed to be used for hardware diagnosis and benchmarking. I will be using the Cache and Memory benchmark tool to measure memory performance.
While the margins are not large, the performance of the Z87-GD65 Gaming is going to allow for increased performance in CPU and memory bound applications.