MSI X58 Platinum 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.
While the Sisoft Sandra results were very even, SuperPI was a mixed bag with the MSI starting slowly but over longer periods ran out victorious. However, on this showing alone, it is clear that both motherboards are very evenly matched.
Let's see if there is anything to separate the board with our run of memory benchmarks...