GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force Overclocking Motherboard ReviewTue, Jul 30, 2013 - 12:00 AM
MAXON; CINEBENCH R11.5:
MAXON recently released CINEBENCH Release 11.5, an advanced hardware testing suite that assesses a computer’s performance capabilities. CINEBENCH is based on the same powerful technology as MAXON’s award-winning animation software CINEMA 4D, which is used extensively by studios and production houses worldwide for 3D content creation. The new version of CINEBENCH includes the ability to more accurately test the industry’s latest hardware, including systems with up to 64 processor threads, and the testing environment better reflects the expectations of today’s production demands. A more streamlined interface makes testing systems and reading results incredibly straightforward. Again, higher Frames/Second and point score equal better performance.
Cinebench R11.5 was able to put a 100% load across all the cores on all of the processors, which makes this a great benchmark to look at multi-core platforms.
Benchmark Results: The GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force was right on par with our other Intel Z87 Motherboards with an SMP score of 8.57 points. The single core score wasn’t as high as some of our other motherboards, though it was still a respectable 1.72 points and not a score that we haven’t seen previously.