GIGABYTE TOP X58A-UD9 with Intel Core i7 960/980X OC Performance Review
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July 4, 2010, 10:55 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
EasyTune6 default support few OC modes.
You also can fine tune the voltage and frequency to enhance system performance.
SMART QuickBoot, SMART QuickBoost, SMART Recovery, SMART DualBIOS, SMART Recoder, SMART TimeLock.
Dynamic Energy Saver 2
New GUI is more detail and easier to understand the power consumption status.
Itís feature combine with Bluetooth.
You can use this to save system power.
This review use Intel Core i7-960/Core i7-980X Extreme Edition
First half performance use 4Cores Core i7-960 for test
Clock is 3.2GHz, support Turbo Boost technology. The highest can reach 3.46GHz performance.
Physical 4 Cores and Hyper-Threading. Itís total 8 threads also known as 4C/8T
45nm, 8MB L3 Cache
CPU 200 X 21 => 4200MHz
DDR3 2000 CL8 8-8-24 1T
Hyper PI 32M X8=> 13m 23.838s
CPUMARK 99=> 660
CrystalMark 2004R3 => 309673
CPU => 7.19 pts
CPU(Single Core) => 1.46 pts
PCMark Vantage => 16087
Intel Core i7 960 is 45nm and OC range is very wide. 1.344~1.360V can reach 4.2GHz.
The system after OC, it can afford for most software and using. Of course, speed is never fast enough.
More and more fast PC performance is always the target to trace.
My System Specs
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