Author: Bob Buskirk
- The BIOS
- System Overview & Testing Procedures
- Testing - CPU
- Testing - System
- Testing - Video
- Testing - Gaming
- Final Thoughts
System Overview & Testing Procedures
We will be running the Rampage III Formula through a full battery of benchmarks. Once again here are the specifications of our entire testing system.
Processor: Intel Core i7-965 Extreme
Motherboard: Gigabyte X58A-OC
Video Card: EVGA GTX 570
Memory: Crucial Ballistix DDR3-1866 6GB
Power: OCZ ZX Series 850W
Storage: Samsung 750GB SATA II Drive
Case: BitFenix Colossus Full Tower
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Here are some shots of CPU-Z. As you can see we have the system running at the stock speed of 3.2 GHz.
We will be testing the Core i7-965 Extreme at its stock speed of 3.2GHz and then again at the max stable overclock of 4.16GHz. We have our benchmarks divided into 4 different categories.
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