Asus P7P55D EVO P55 Motherboard - Performance Revealed
SuperPI is the benchmark of choice for many overclockers. It's lightweight to download and can give a quick indication on how good a system is at number crunching. Once again, testing was performed a total of 5 times, with an average being calculated from the middle three results.
PassMark is a popular benchmarking suite which test all aspect of PC hardware.The CPU test examines Mathematical operations, compression, encryption, SSE, 3DNow! instructions and more. Each CPU test was performed a total of 5 times, with an average being calculated from the middle three results.
The EVO sat neatly between the faster Core i7 setup and the slower AM3 testbed. Despite having the same clockspeed the i7 CPU was clearly the better performer throughout. Most unusually, the Core i5 had a very poor showing in the Passmark test finishing well behind the competition. For the most part though the results above show what everyone expected - a little slower than i7.