Gigabyte EX58-UD4P X58 Motherboard
Ubisoft has developed a new engine specifically for Far Cry 2, called Dunia, meaning "world", "earth" or "living" in Parsi. The engine takes advantage of multi-core processors as well as multiple processors and supports DirectX 9 as well as DirectX 10. Running the Far Cry 2 benchmark tool the test was run 5 times with the highest and lowest scores being omitted and the average calculated from the remaining 3.
Despite outperforming all of the boards in 3DMark, the Gigabyte EX58-UD4P could not replicate those results in the real world gaming tests. In fact, for COD4 it showed terrible performance in comparison though that does appear to be a one off as the motherboard performed on a par with the others in Far Cry 2 and Crysis.
Let's take a look at it's overall performance...