A year ago, SiSoftware released Sandra 2010 with full support for Windows 7; in the 18 months since the launch of Windows 7, more than ever before we have seen the line blur between PC and entertainment hubs. Two months ago we released a Blu-Ray benchmark, now we have added a brand-new Media Transcoding benchmark using the new Media Foundation of Windows 7. We have also added yet another benchmark (GPGPU Cryptography) which allows direct comparison of CPU performance (using crypto instruction sets) and GPGPU performance.
Benchmark Results: The memory bandwidth performance differences that we are seeing between the various Intel P67 motherboards is virtually non-existent. That being said, the ASRock Fatal1ty Professional motherboard was at the bottom end of the Intel P67 stack of motherboards. To be fair though, the difference was only .382GB/s or ~1.8% behind the top board.