MSI X58M Motherboard Review :: Test Setup and Software

07-16-2009 · Category: Motherboards

By Benjamin Sun

Test System


  • Core i7 920 CPU running at 2.66GHz
  • MSI X58M Motherboard running latest drivers
  • 3GB Kingston DDR3 1600MHz running at 1600MHz
  • 2 74GB WD Raptor SATA HDDs running in RAID 0 Mode
  • ATI Radeon HD 4870 1GB running Catalyst 8.11
  • Thermaltake ToughPower 1000W
  • Windows Vista with SP1 installed

Tests

  • Sysmark 2007 Preview Patch 3
  • PCMark05/Vantage
  • 3DMark06/Vantage
  • x.264
  • 7zip
  • wPrime
  • CPUBench 2003
  • Crystalmark 2004
  • PiFast
  • SpecViewPerf