GIGABYTE G1 Sniper 2 Intel Z68 Review

👤by David Mitchelson Comments 📅11-08-11
Synthetic Benchmarks: 3DMark 11
Designed to measure your PC’s gaming performance 3DMark 11 makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to consistently and reliably test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.

3DMark 11 was released at the end of last year and needs little introduction. For the test settings both Performance and Extreme presets are run with 'benchmark only' being selected. This provides good analysis. Many will only test the performance preset, using the extreme mode we can examine the board under much more severe stressing.

There isn't much to separate the motherboards in both our performance and extreme 3DMark 11 benchmarks. The G1 Sniper 2 does however lead in this specific set of 3D benchmarks showing that for 3D rendering this motherboard appears to be the best in its class.

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