MSI X58 Pro Motherboard
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.
This is one area where I thought the MSI would again excel thanks to the mild overclock. However it appears the MSI X58 does not do very well at all, finishing near the bottom of the pile in most respects. It did however surpass a favourite motherboard of the enthusiasts, the P6T Deluxe but media encoding it seems, is certainly not a strong point for the MSI board.
Let's move on to our 3D Benchmarks...