MSI Z68A GD65 G3 Review

SiSoft Sandra

MSI Z68A GD65 (G3) Review

SiSoft Sandra

Sandra is capable of testing the processor entirely separate from the rest of the system which leads to the results following the clockspeed quite closely. The Z68A-GD65 G3 is just a shade behind the Sniper 2 but still not bad. In the Processor MultiMedia test the scores are tighter still, although the MSI is again a little behind the best.

Processor Arithmetic


Processor MultiMedia

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Most Recent Comments

28-09-2011, 05:43:34

Good to see the Gen3's are starting to come out now. The GD65-G3 seems a pretty decent board and just shows how overpriced the Sniper 2 is.

The GD65-G3 might not look as good but it doesn't look bad and performance wise, at half the price, it's not far off the Sniper 2 either nothing worth spending another £150 for anyway.

Also, I have probs with my Steelseries Xai in the BIOS of my P8P67 I have to use the keyboard, I think UEFI doesn't like some gaming miceQuote

28-09-2011, 06:40:40

Would be nice could test some of the Asrock gen3's ?Quote

28-09-2011, 06:43:56

Originally Posted by murphy7801 View Post

Would be nice could test some of the Asrock gen3's ?
Last I heard they were planning to send us one, so watch this space.Quote

28-09-2011, 08:24:11

Originally Posted by VonBlade View Post

Last I heard they were planning to send us one, so watch this space.
Good! then full sweep of all the gens 3 on the market.Quote

28-09-2011, 09:17:06

Interesting, i've been trying to shortlist some Gen 3 motherboards for my upgrade so it's nice to see some performance results.

Shame the overclock wasn't too great but overall performance for the price seems reasonable.Quote

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