Asus mATX ROG Rampage II Gene X58 Motherboard
PCMark Vantage is the latest benchmarking suite from Futuremark. Differing significantly from their 3DMark suites, PCMark performs a series of benchmarks designed to recreate and benchmark scenarios of a PC being used for everyday tasks. Vantage has a Vista only requirement as it actually relies on several different components from the OS in order to run correctly.
True to form, the Rampage II Gene excels in some areas while in others it remains still above average. It excelled in music encoding beating the competition by quite a margin and remained near the top of the pile in the other tests but could not manage a clean sweep.
Let's head over to the conclusion where I attempt to put today's testing into perspective...