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MSI X48 Platinum Intel X48 Express Motherboard Review

MSI X48 Platinum Intel X48 Express Motherboard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: In this review PCSTATS is pleased to be testing out MSI's flagship Intel X48 Express motherboard, the aptly named MSI X48 Platinum.
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External Mfg. Website: MSI Nov 10 2008   Max Page  
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Motherboard Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage

Futuremark PCMark Vantage 1.0.0.0 Source: FutureMark

PCMark® Vantage is the first objective hardware performance benchmark for PCs running 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows Vista. PCMark Vantage is perfectly suited for benchmarking any type of Windows Vista PC from multi media home entertainment systems and laptops to dedicated workstations and hi-end gaming rigs. Regardless of whether the benchmarker is an artist or an IT Professional, PCMark Vantage shows the user where their system soars or falls flat, and how to get the most performance possible out of their hardware. PCMark Vantage is easy enough for even the most casual enthusiast to use yet supports in-depth, professional industry grade testing.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportFuturemark PCMark Vantage 1.0.0.0
Overall: Points Ranking
Asus P5NT Deluxe (NF 780i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 4130
MSI P6N Diamond (NF 680i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 4322
Biostar TF7150V-M7 (GF 7150 333/1066 Onboard GF 7150) 3647
MSI X48 Platinum (X48 333/1333) 4525
Asus Maximus Extreme (X38 333/1333) 4424
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/800 DDR2) 4395
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/1333 DDR3) 4488
Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 (X38 333/1066) 4391
Asus BLITZ Formula (P35 333/1066) 4497
Foxconn MARS (P35 333/1066) 4359
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/800 DDR2) 4390
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/1333 DDR3) 4388
Memory: Points Ranking
Asus P5NT Deluxe (NF 780i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 2973
MSI P6N Diamond (NF 680i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 3240
Biostar TF7150V-M7 (GF 7150 333/1066 Onboard GF 7150) 1940
MSI X48 Platinum (X48 333/1333) 3754
Asus Maximus Extreme (X38 333/1333) 3225
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/800 DDR2) 3286
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/1333 DDR3) 3339
Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 (X38 333/1066) 3259
Asus BLITZ Formula (P35 333/1066) 3204
Foxconn MARS (P35 333/1066) 3235
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/800 DDR2) 3708
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/1333 DDR3) 3728
TV and Movies: Points Ranking
Asus P5NT Deluxe (NF 780i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 2697
MSI P6N Diamond (NF 680i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 2995
Biostar TF7150V-M7 (GF 7150 333/1066 Onboard GF 7150) 2669
MSI X48 Platinum (X48 333/1333) 2869
Asus Maximus Extreme (X38 333/1333) 2882
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/800 DDR2) 2868
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/1333 DDR3) 2873
Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 (X38 333/1066) 2837
Asus BLITZ Formula (P35 333/1066) 2924
Foxconn MARS (P35 333/1066) 2889
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/800 DDR2) 3094
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/1333 DDR3) 3070
Gaming: Points Ranking
Asus P5NT Deluxe (NF 780i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 3999
MSI P6N Diamond (NF 680i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 3911
Biostar TF7150V-M7 (GF 7150 333/1066 Onboard GF 7150) 2105
MSI X48 Platinum (X48 333/1333) 4562
Asus Maximus Extreme (X38 333/1333) 4201
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/800 DDR2) 4316
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/1333 DDR3) 4324
Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 (X38 333/1066) 4247
Asus BLITZ Formula (P35 333/1066) 4232
Foxconn MARS (P35 333/1066) 4251
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/800 DDR2) 4565
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/1333 DDR3) 4537
Music: Points Ranking
Asus P5NT Deluxe (NF 780i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 4113
MSI P6N Diamond (NF 680i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 4623
Biostar TF7150V-M7 (GF 7150 333/1066 Onboard GF 7150) 4188
MSI X48 Platinum (X48 333/1333) 4570
Asus Maximus Extreme (X38 333/1333) 4280
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/800 DDR2) 4463
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/1333 DDR3) 4454
Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 (X38 333/1066) 4456
Asus BLITZ Formula (P35 333/1066) 4431
Foxconn MARS (P35 333/1066) 4559
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/800 DDR2) 4497
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/1333 DDR3) 4638
Communications: Points Ranking
Asus P5NT Deluxe (NF 780i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 3841
MSI P6N Diamond (NF 680i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 4017
Biostar TF7150V-M7 (GF 7150 333/1066 Onboard GF 7150) 3844
MSI X48 Platinum (X48 333/1333) 4047
Asus Maximus Extreme (X38 333/1333) 3896
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/800 DDR2) 3943
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/1333 DDR3) 3958
Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 (X38 333/1066) 3877
Asus BLITZ Formula (P35 333/1066) 4002
Foxconn MARS (P35 333/1066) 3925
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/800 DDR2) 3899
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/1333 DDR3) 3956
Productivity: Points Ranking
Asus P5NT Deluxe (NF 780i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 3597
MSI P6N Diamond (NF 680i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 3756
Biostar TF7150V-M7 (GF 7150 333/1066 Onboard GF 7150) 3837
MSI X48 Platinum (X48 333/1333) 4017
Asus Maximus Extreme (X38 333/1333) 4016
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/800 DDR2) 4236
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/1333 DDR3) 3805
Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 (X38 333/1066) 4130
Asus BLITZ Formula (P35 333/1066) 3626
Foxconn MARS (P35 333/1066) 4081
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/800 DDR2) 4106
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/1333 DDR3) 4004
HDD: Points Ranking
Asus P5NT Deluxe (NF 780i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 3911
MSI P6N Diamond (NF 680i 333/1066 GF 8800GTS 320MB) 4349
Biostar TF7150V-M7 (GF 7150 333/1066 Onboard GF 7150) 4155
MSI X48 Platinum (X48 333/1333) 4166
Asus Maximus Extreme (X38 333/1333) 4068
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/800 DDR2) 4110
Foxconn DigitaLife X38A (X38 333/1333 DDR3) 4112
Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 (X38 333/1066) 4142
Asus BLITZ Formula (P35 333/1066) 4052
Foxconn MARS (P35 333/1066) 4076
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/800 DDR2) 4022
MSI P35 Platinum Combo (P35 333/1333 DDR3) 4208

PCmark Vantage is a little more favorable for the MSI X48 Platinum - performance differences between motherboards are always fairly minimal, but we do see some the X48 Platinum scoring well in the memory and gaming benchmarks. So where does this leave us? The final word on the MSI X48 Platinum motherboard is next!

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Contents of Article: MSI X48 Platinum
 Pg 1.  MSI X48 Platinum Intel X48 Express Motherboard Review
 Pg 2.  Intel X48 Express - Performance Tuned
 Pg 3.  Motherboard Highlights Photo Gallery
 Pg 4.  Overclocking the MSI X48 Platinum
 Pg 5.  Motherboard Benchmarks: 3DMark06, Quake 4, FEAR
 Pg 6.  Motherboard Benchmarks: SYSmark 2007 Preview
 Pg 7.  Motherboard Benchmarks: SiSoft Sandra
 Pg 8.  — Motherboard Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage
 Pg 9.  Motherboard Benchmarks: Super Pi & Conclusions

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