P67 Motherboard Roundupccokeman - March 8, 2011
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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 that represent 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
The results do not stray far from the average scores across the board in each category. Overclocking shows nice gains in performance with the majority of these boards having a maximum clock speed just shy of 5GHz.