GIGABYTE H55M-USB3 Motherboard Review :: Test Setup and Performance

02-08-2010 · Category: Motherboards

By Benjamin Sun

Integrated Performance

Test System

  • Intel Core i5 661 CPU running at 3.33GHz
  • GIGABYTE H55M-USB3
  • 4GB Kingston KHX1600 DDR3 1600MHz memory running at 1333MHz
  • Intel GMA HD running at 900MHz using latest drivers from Intel
  • Intel High Definition Audio
  • 2 74GB WD Raptor SATA HDDs in RAID 0 mode
  • Thermaltake SpinQ LGA-1156 CPU cooler
  • LG 16X DVD-RW
  • Thermaltake 1000W PSU
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • ECS H55H-M Motherboard running latest drivers

Tests

  • Crysis 1024x768 no AA no AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Left 4 Dead 2 1024X768 no AA no AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Unreal Tournament 3 1024x768 no AA no AF
  • 3DMark Vantage
  • 3DMark06
Motherboard Integrated graphics chipset Driver 3DM06 3DM Vantage Unreal Tournament 1024x768 Left 4 Dead 2 1024x768 Crysis
Intel DH55TC GMA HD Beta 2033 374 18.767 39.725 10.384
ASUS P7H55D-M EVO GMA HD Driver CD 2044 486 22.717 41.035 10.845
ASUS P7H55D-M EVO GMA HD Oced Driver CD 2344 513 26.06 44 11.968
ECS H55H-M GMA HD Driver CD 2073 505 21.832 40.984 10.643
GIGABYTE H55M-USB3GMA HD Driver CD 2033 471 21.617 37.3 10.298

Test Setup and Performance

Test System

  • Intel Core i5 661 CPU running at 3.33GHz
  • GIGABYTE H55M-USB3
  • 4GB Kingston KHX1600 DDR3 1600MHz memory running at 1333MHz
  • ATI Radeon HD 4870 1GB video card Catalyst 9.12 drivers
  • Intel High Definition Audio
  • 2 74GB WD Raptor SATA HDDs in RAID 0 mode
  • Thermaltake SpinQ LGA-1156 CPU cooler
  • LG 16X DVD-RW
  • Thermaltake 1000W PSU
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Tests

  • Sisoft Sandra 2009 with SP4 Processor Arithmetic test
  • Sysmark 2007 Preview Patch 5
  • X264 HD benchmark
  • PCMark05/Vantage
  • 3DMark Vantage
  • wPrime
  • SpecViewPerf
  • CineBench 10