Asus vs Gigabyte Intel H67 Review

WPrime, PovRay & CinebenchR11.5

Asus vs Gigabyte Intel H67 Shoot Out

WPrime

WPrime is a multithreaded benchmark, which is heavily dependent on arithmetic computation. We conducted the 32M and more extensive 1024M tests.

These results are very much in line with the similarly clocked Core i5 760 processor, indicating that Sandy Bridge's architectural tweaks did not come in handy here.

PovRay

Persistence Of Vision RAYtracer is an application for creating three dimensional graphics. Within the program is a very popular benchmark that measures the processor's ability to render such images.

 

PovRay shows both configurations performing similarly. No issues here.

Cinebench R11.5

The latest iteration of Cinebench's rendering benchmark takes greater advantage of multiple cores. 

In the case of Cinebench, both scores are roughly 0.5 marks lower than the model Core i7 860 score. This is to be expected as this particular benchmark scales very well with hyperthreading technology.

PCMark Vantage

PCMark Vantage is Futuremark's flagship "System Wide" benchmark. With a large focus on day to day operations, it's an excellent means of judging the capability of a computer as a whole.

Neck and neck with PCMark Vantage. In both cases, PCMark Vantage pushed over 9000 marks, which is very impressive for a lower midrange 1155 system.

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Most Recent Comments

04-01-2011, 23:20:38

tinytomlogan
So you're looking to build an entry level Sandy Bridge computer; which H67 board will win?

Continue Reading

05-01-2011, 02:02:05

taz838
Grrr no overclocking, disgraceful little motherboard.

No integrated graphics for me then :'(

05-01-2011, 03:12:17

chudley
Co9uld it be possible that CPU OCing will be available via a bios upgrade with these boards?

05-01-2011, 03:18:34

Zeals
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Originally Posted by chudley View Post

Co9uld it be possible that CPU OCing will be available via a bios upgrade with these boards?
Doubt it, I think the H67 motherboards are aimed at people that don't know or want to overclock, so they will purchase the non "K" CPUs.

05-01-2011, 09:26:23

Rastalovich
I like the look of these (not just these two) for building pcs for other people.

The price may massage, but it all looks nice and handy to me.

05-01-2011, 10:37:28

benj3
A bit pricey imo for a board that is not going to appeal to basically the majority of the people with some knowledge of PC's apart from maybe people whom make/build PC's for customers. But still if I was building a computer for a simpleton whom only wanted to use it for internet/emails etc I would go with a cheaper board.

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Although saying that supporting GPU for a internet/email and some simple games user could completely eliminate the need to buy a graphics card which would save an extra £100ish but does it add up? £50 Mobo, £70 CPU & £80 GPU or £120 Mobo, £150 CPU £200 vs £270 for a everyday pc Ofcourse the sandybridge option will run smoother but is it worth the extra £70 :x!

18-01-2011, 09:11:10

VicVanGo
This review lists your test setup as using Mushkin Redline DDR3 @ 1333MHz but it looks like Mushkin Redline DDR3 is rated for 1600MHz. Is it possible to run the RAM at 1600MHz (or higher) on these boards? From what I have read, the H67 chipset can allow memory OCs but I haven't been able to tell if any of the mobo makers have allowed it yet.
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