Asus Striker II Extreme 790i DDR3 Motherboard

Synthetic CPU & Memory Results

Sisoft Sandra
 
SiSoftware Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is an information & diagnostic utility capable of benchmarking the performance of individual components inside a PC. Each of the benchmarks below were run a total of five times with the highest and lowest scores being discarded and an average being calculated from the remaining three.
 
Sisoft Sandra CPU
 
Sisoft Sandra CPU Arithmetic
 
Sisoft Sandra CPU Multimedia
 
Sisoft Sandra CPU Multimedia
 
Sisoft Sandra Memory Bandwidth
 
Sisoft Sandra Memory Bandwidth
 
Sisoft Sandra Memory Latency
 
 
Everest
 
Everest is in many ways similar to Sisoft Sandra. Focusing mainly on Software and Hardware information reporting, Everest also comes with a benchmark utility suitable for testing the read, write and latency performance of the memory subsystem. Each of these benchmarks were performed a total of 5 times with the highest and lowest scores being discarded and an average calculated from the remaining 3.
 
Everest Memory
 
Everest Memory
 
Everest Memory Latency
 
 
Result Observations
 
While the Striker II Extreme sits roughly in the middle of the CPU based tests, this all changes when it comes to the memory based tests. As we can see from above, the Striker II Extreme totally annihilates the memory bandwidth results for the rest of the boards used in the testing, sometimes by as much as 938MB/s. Equally, the latency results also left the other motherboards for dead - continually producing results ~11ns lower than the rest of the boards despite undergoing numerous re-tests.
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18-03-2008, 10:03:31

JN
"Is nVidia's latest 790i chipset an X48 killer? We put it through its paces on Asus' latest Republic of Gamers motherboard."

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Asus Striker II Extreme Review

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18-03-2008, 10:29:33

Havok
Feels like years I've been waiting for this NDA to drop and its not a disappointment!

Can't wait or somebody to give 790i some stick with a few 9800GTX's when they arrive. Assuming the GTX is as cheap as rumored, that will be a major temptation if it performs, assuming the price tag doesn't send you screamingQuote

18-03-2008, 10:46:26

JN
As you may have already guessed, I'm really really impressed with the board/chipset.

Up until now I've avoided the nVidia boards like the plague, but I think you're going to be seeing people breaking some OC records on this board.Quote
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