Gigabyte Z68 G1.Sniper 2 Review
3D Mark Vantage
Hoorah we have a stunner. In Performance trim our GTX570 gets up near the 29000 mark, the best score we've seen. On High the perfect storm between GPU performance and available bandwidth on the PCIe x16 3.0 and the Sniper 2 hits everything else right between the eyes. As we move into Extreme, and therefore start to become limited by the GTX570 itself, things settle down again, although the Sniper 2 still puts up a dazzling number.
3D Mark 11
We were hoping this would carry over into 3D Mark 11 but, like the Vantage P and X tests, we're either using so little performance that the upgraded PCIe lane has no benefit, or so much performance that it's the GTX570 that's wheezing. Still it's up there with the best of them and so that's good.