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#1 razor

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Posted 17 August 2008 - 07:49 PM

hey everyone,

we've just had the Gigabyte EP-45 Extreme motherboard up on the test bench - check it out!

looks like a damn fine motherboard! :thumbs-up:

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 08:07 AM

Good review! The numbers are so close on most of the tests that I can't help but make a comment about the margin of error though. :P

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 08:34 AM

Looks like the oc'ability was limited by the speed of the ram used. I'd be interested in knowing what that quad can do, when not limited, with a board like this.

Also interesting that it seemed there wasn't much gained by oc'ing. From 2664mhz to 3570, the gains in all the tests were minimal. That's a 34% oc, yet the testing results were like 4% better:(

Edited by Fight Game, 18 August 2008 - 08:39 AM.

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 09:59 AM

Also interesting that it seemed there wasn't much gained by oc'ing. From 2664mhz to 3570, the gains in all the tests were minimal. That's a 34% oc, yet the testing results were like 4% better:(

I would attribute that to the video card more than anything.

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