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Written by Olin Coles   
Sunday, 17 February 2008
Table of Contents: Page Index
Gigabyte GA-X48T-DQ6 DES X48 DDR3 Motherboard
Features and Specifications
Gigabyte Dynamic Energy Saver
X48T-DQ6 E1 BIOS MIT
Closer Look: Gigabyte GA-X48T-DQ6
GA-X48T-DQ6 Detailed Features
Motherboard Testing Methodology
Synthetic System Benchmarks
3dMark06 Performance
World in Conflict Results
Supreme Commander Results
Crysis Benchmarks
Lightsmark Frame Rate Results
Power Consumption Results
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

Supreme Commander Benchmark Results

Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is a standalone real-time strategy computer game expansion to Supreme Commander, developed by Gas Powered Games and published by THQ. Because it is a standalone expansion, it is possible to play without owning Supreme Commander. Forged Alliance adds new game play features to the game, several new units for the three preexisting factions, and is further optimized for increased performance beyond that of the original game.

Supreme Commander makes extensive use of two technologies relatively unused in video games prior to its release, namely multi core processing and multi monitor displays. When detecting a multi-core processor, the game assigns a specific task, such as AI calculations, to each core, splitting the load between them. Supreme Commander is one of the first games to specifically support dual and quad core processors in the game.

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Unlike World in Conflict, Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance does not use a short in-game benchmark to determine a score. In these tests, Supreme Commander plays an entire round of the game from start to finish and generates composite scores based on this lengthy test. This composite score is based on two factors: sim and render.

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Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance may not offer the first-person shooter experience that many gamers prefer, but the graphics are among the most demanding possible. Even so, there begins to be a trend showing which places the Gigabyte GA-X48T-DQ6 ahead of the ASUS P5K3 Deluxe. In the average of five tests, it seems that PCI Express 2.0 shows its worthiness and the X48 motherboard prevails. In our next section, we shall see if the equally-demanding video game Crysis will help strengthen this position.



 

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# hifaraidoon ismael 2012-11-18 17:00
How to Get board pleas help me i am from uk
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# RE: hiDavid Ramsey 2012-11-18 17:32
I understand there are many computer and electronics supply stores in the U.K. However, you won't find this board in any of them since it's been out of production for years.
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# OKfaraidoon ismael 2012-11-18 18:26
I understand THANK YOU Mr.David Ramsey
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