ASUS MAXIMUS III Formula Motherboard Review :: Test Setup and Software

09-07-2009 · Category: Motherboards

By Benjamin Sun


Test System


  • Intel Core i5 LGA-1156 750 CPU running at 2.66GHz
  • Intel Core i5 LGA-1156 750 CPU running at Turbo (3.2GHz)
  • 4GB Kingston KHX1600C8D3K2/4GX DDR3 1600MHz memory running at 1333MHz
  • ASUS MAXIMUS III Formula running CD drivers
  • ATI HD 4870 1GB running Catalyst 9.8 drivers
  • 2 74GB WD Raptor SATA HDDs in RAID 0 Mode
  • LG 16X DVD-RW
  • Cooler Master 1000W PSU
  • Windows Vista 32-bit Business with SP1

Tests

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