Media and Rendering Tests

CineBench 10
This rendering benchmark based off of the Cinema 4D engine is a terrific indicator for multi-threaded processing.

MSI X58 Platinum LGA 1366 Motherboard Review - Motherboards 90

 

MSI X58 Platinum LGA 1366 Motherboard Review - Motherboards 91

 

MSI X58 Platinum LGA 1366 Motherboard Review - Motherboards 92

 

LAME 3.97a MT MP3 Encoder
This version of the LAME MP3 encoder is multi-threaded and takes advantage of two threads.

MSI X58 Platinum LGA 1366 Motherboard Review - Motherboards 93

 

Handbrake
Known mainly for its DVD re-encoding prowess, our test uses the Handbrake command line interface.

MSI X58 Platinum LGA 1366 Motherboard Review - Motherboards 94

Our media encoding and rendering scores are pretty comparable and don’t equate to huge performance differences between these three LGA1366 motherboards.

 

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