Asus Maximus Formula Special Edition X38 S775 Motherboard

Drive I/O Performance

HDTach

HDTach is a free hard disk benchmarking program from SimpliSoftware. This benchmark is not only capable of producing results on hard disk access times but also CPU usage required during disk access.
 
HDTach Burst Speed

HDTach Average Read Speed

HDTach Random Access

HDTach CPU Utilization

 
Sisoft Sandra

Sisoft Sandra is a synthetic benchmark utility capable of reporting and benchmarking a wide range of system components. For the Maximus Formula and Lanparty P35-T2R motherboards we run the Disk Read & Access benchmarks three times to ensure accuracy of results.
 
Sisoft Sandra Disk Read Index

Sisoft Sandra Disk Read Access
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Most Recent Comments

06-11-2007, 04:26:00

JN
"Asus once again add some more firepower to their "Republic of Gamers" linup with the X38 based Maximus range. We take a look at the DDR2 based "Formula" version."

http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/artic...163812699s.jpg

Asus Maximus Formula ReviewQuote

06-11-2007, 05:08:01

Mr. Smith
God that took some reading!

It doesn't perform much better than the P35 dfi and is almost identicle to the blitz, bar a few extra insane/unusable voltage options so I feel no inclination to buy this.

Nice to see the score being penalised for the pretty outragous price!

Overall, ROG ftw!Quote

06-11-2007, 05:20:13

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Mr. Smith'
God that took some reading!

It doesn't perform much better than the P35 dfi and is almost identicle to the blitz, bar a few extra insane/unusable voltage options so I feel no inclination to buy this.

Nice to see the score being penalised for the pretty outragous price!

Overall, ROG ftw!
Yeah, personally I wouldn't upgrade from a Blitz or other high-end P35 board to it as it doesn't really have much more going for it (not until we see some PCI-E 2.0 ATI cards worth CF'ing).

But as a purchase for a new rig it's one hell of a beastly board - and I'm real glad that watercooling isn't a requirement anymore. That was a pretty big downer on the Blitz.Quote
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