Gigabyte EX58-UD5 X58 Motherboard
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 three motherboards on test today are inseparable with regards to CPU performance with each scoring well in certain areas but were found wanting in others. All of the scores above show that motherboard choice has little influence on CPU calculations, at least in a 'stock clocked' state.
Let's see if there is anything to separate the board with our run of memory benchmarks...