Media Benchmarks

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We've developed our own suite of benchmarks using real-world and open-source applications to simulate how PCs are actually used. The suite comprises an image editing test using Gimp, a video encoding test using Handbrake, and a multi-tasking test using 7-Zip to archive and encrypt a large batch of files while an HD movie plays in mplayer.

A score of 1,000 means that the test system is as fast as our reference PC, which used a 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 at stock speed, 2GB of Corsair 1,066MHz DDR2 memory, a 250GB Samsung SpinPoint P120S hard disk and an Asus P5K Deluxe WiFi-AP motherboard. The scoring system is linear, so a machine scoring 1,200 points is 20 per cent faster than our reference system. Equally, a system scoring 1,200 is 4 per cent faster than a system scoring 1,150.

GIMP Image Editing

Website: GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)
Far from being some kind of pr0n-filtering tool, Gimp is an open-source image editing application - Gimp is an acronym of GNU Image Manipulation Program. Our test simulates how well a PC can manipulate a collection of large digital photos, and achieving a low time requires a PC with a powerful CPU, plenty of quick memory and efficient hard disk drive access.

GIMP Image Editing

Media Benchmarks

  • Asus Rampage III Gene
  • Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R (rev. 2)
  • Asus Sabertooth X58
  • Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7
  • Sapphire Pure Black X58
  • Asus P6X58D Premium
  • Asus P6X58D-E
  • Asus Rampage III Extreme
  • Asus P6TD Deluxe
  • EVGA X58 SLI Micro
    • 1509
    • 1893
    • 1507
    • 1873
    • 1501
    • 1819
    • 1495
    • 1898
    • 1492
    • 1843
    • 1483
    • 1866
    • 1481
    • 1895
    • 1467
    • 1875
    • 1438
    • 1873
    • 1418
    • 1502
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Score (points), higher is better.
  • Stock
  • Overclocked

Read our performance analysis.

Handbrake H.264 Encoding

Website: HandBrake
We use the open-source, GPL-licensed, multi-platform, multi-threaded video encoder Handbrake to encode an HD video using the H.264 codec. This primarily tests multi-threaded CPU and memory subsystem performance.

Handbrake H.264 Video Encoding

Media Benchmarks

  • Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R (rev. 2)
  • Asus P6X58D Premium
  • Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7
  • Asus Rampage III Extreme
  • Asus P6X58D-E
  • Asus Rampage III Gene
  • Asus P6TD Deluxe
  • Sapphire Pure Black X58
  • Asus Sabertooth X58
  • EVGA X58 SLI Micro
    • 3335
    • 4131
    • 3303
    • 4126
    • 3297
    • 4145
    • 3296
    • 4145
    • 3296
    • 4152
    • 3292
    • 4173
    • 3284
    • 4140
    • 3281
    • 4059
    • 3223
    • 4129
    • 3132
    • 3280
0
1000
2000
3000
4000
Score (points), higher is better.
  • Stock
  • Overclocked

Read our performance analysis.
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