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Asus P7P55D-E DELUXE vs EVGA P55 FTW E657

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I have always been a die hard evga fan but with the delays of P67 I have begin to question my trust in them.

I have owned the evga E657 for about a year now and I thought it was the best board around. (I have had the E659 and GD80) I recent got a hold of the P7P55D-E DELUXE and decided to give it a shot, because I hate the clockgen on evga boards. Overclocking is alright and I don't care for the bios at all. I decided to run 3dmark 11 just for fun.(my last thread got deleted because apparently it turned into a flame war) I used the same clock speeds as my evga board and got better results. Its not a huge difference but more is more. I don't know the reason why but my cpu scores are the main difference. I don't know if Asus just knows their electrical work or they update their drivers but the Asus board does better, sort of. In 3dmark 11 the Asus board gets a better cpu score but in cinebench, the cpu isn't better, its actually a little worse. Maybe someone with more knowledge can explain this to me.

Anyway, I hope this stays civilized.

Asus P7P55D-E DELUXE P11049 http://3dmark.com/3dm11/1381072
EVGA P55 FTW E657 P10971 http://3dmark.com/3dm11/1323746


All of the blue i5 runs are on the E657

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Not sure what to think here but you are showing a 60MHz difference on the core clocks in 3dMark11. Plus most of the benchies I've ran if you run them 5 times you will get 5 different scores. So both those things in mind an overall score difference 78 3dMarks seems like a non issue to me.
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Im pretty sure it has something to do with EVGA's bios never being quite spot on with the FSB frequency
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