Gigabyte G1.Sniper A88X FM2 Review

Cinebench and wPrime95

Gigabyte G1.Sniper A88X Review

CineBench R11.5

The CPU result is fairly linear as we move through the AMD CPU range, but the big kick comes in the switch on the Sniper from the 6700 to the 6800. As well as a higher clock speed we see a big leap in the frames rendered, and the CPU score is now comfortably better than the Intel i3s.

wPrime95

A slightly mixed result in wPrime. We'd have expected the 6700 to perform better on the Sniper, especially when we take the AIDA64 and Sandra results into account. However the 6800K makes a mockery of its low price tag to give a very respectable result indeed.

 

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27-11-2013, 04:33:00

Tripp
great review guvQuote

27-11-2013, 05:16:26

barnsley
Finally a decent OC motherboard for FM2 sockets!. Kinda tempted to get this and a 750k and see how far I can OC it.Quote

27-11-2013, 05:17:14

tinytomlogan
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Originally Posted by barnsley View Post
Finally a decent OC motherboard for FM2 sockets!. Kinda tempted to get this and a 750k and see how far I can OC it.

Have to admit I asked their PR company for oneQuote

27-11-2013, 05:31:45

barnsley
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Originally Posted by tinytomlogan View Post
Have to admit I asked their PR company for one
I imagine without the gpu bit you'd be able to get much higher clocks etc. than with an OC'd A10. Here's a challenge, make a budget super OC rig. Also, try and make it look fantastic Quote

27-11-2013, 05:32:44

tinytomlogan
Quote:
Originally Posted by barnsley View Post
I imagine without the gpu bit you'd be able to get much higher clocks etc. than with an OC'd A10. Here's a challenge, make a budget super OC rig. Also, try and make it look fantastic
All about time matey - I have lots of other products that need doing lolQuote
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