By averaging the performance by category, we can more easily see where a specific motherboard might dominate.
A variety of second and third place finishes allowed the Asus P5QL Pro to take the overall performance lead in games.
MSI’s tiny default overclock allowed it to excel in media encoding, after finishing several benchmarks in a first-place tie.
By leading our file compression tests, Jetway and Biostar take easy wins in overall productivity.
The Asus P5QL Pro had the best overall performance, but with less than a tenth of a percent separating it from the ASRock P45XE. Last place ECS G45T-M2 finished well within 2% of the lead, even with its slower memory setting.
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- ASRock P45XE
- P45XE Software, BIOS, And Accessories
- Asus P5QL Pro
- P5QL Pro Software, BIOS, And Accessories
- Biostar TP43D2-A7
- TP43D2-A7 Software, BIOS, And Accessories
- ECS G45T-M2
- G45T-M2 Software, BIOS, And Accessories
- Jetway BI-500
- BI-500 Software, BIOS, And Accessories
- MSI P43 Neo3-F
- P43 Neo3-F Software, BIOS, And Accessories
- Test Settings
- Benchmark Results: First-Person Shooters
- Benchmark Results: Real-Time Strategy
- Benchmark Results: Media Encoding
- Benchmark Results: Productivity
- Benchmark Results: Synthetics
- Performance Index
- Efficiency And Overclocking