Asus P5B-E Plus socket 775 Motherboard p965
Author: Matthew Kemp (kempez)
Product Acquired: Asus
3DMark05 is a benchmark that relies heavily upon DX 8 and DX 9 shader paths. 3DMark05 is very useful benchmark to give us numbers to compare systems. It does give a decent indicator of gaming performance, and includes a couple of CPU benchmarks.
Counter Strike: Source - 1024 x 768
Counter Strike: Source is a hugely popular online FPS game based on the Source engine by Valve. This will show what a typical gamer will play on their PC and is a great indication of real-world gaming performance as the engine is so scalable.
Counter Strike: Source - 1280 x 1024
I tested in a higher res for those who like more detail.
I was a little dubious that the motherboard could have such a boost in just gaming situations but after extensive testing to make sure it seems that those valuable few FPS are gained by the board over the others tested.