Cinebench 10 is a benchmarking tool based on the powerful 3D software Cinema 4D. The suite uses complex renders to guage the performance of the entire PC system in both single-core and multi-core modes. Testing was performed a total of 5 times with the highest and lowest results being omitted and an average created from the remaining 3 results.
3DMark is a popular synthetic gaming benchmark used by many gamers and overclockers to gauge the performance of their PC's. All 3DMark runs were performed a total of 5 times with the highest and lowest results being removed and an average calculated from the remaining 3 results. Also included are the CrossfireX results to give an indication of how 8x PCIe lanes perform.
Another good showing for the Gigabyte board. Notable is the poor performance when all the cores are utilised, show in both the 4x CPU test in Cinebench and 3DMarks 06. There was however no worries in the other benchmarks with the Gigabyte board outstripping its competitors bar the X48 DFI.
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