Gaming Tests

3DMark Vantage
A reliable and popular benchmark, 3DMark Vantage can provide a good insight into overall gaming performance of a system.

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The X58 Platinum redeems itself a bit in the 3DMark Vantage benchmark, scoring 300 points higher in the GPU tests than the Gigabyte boards.


Crysis Warhead
One of the most visually impressive games ever built, Crysis Warhead also has an incredibly realistic physics and simulation engine.

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Another win for the X58 Platinum during our Crysis Warhead benchmark. Are we started to see a trend with this board’s gaming prowess?


Far Cry 2
Far Cry 2 pairs impressive visuals with a truly interactive and destructible environment.

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In our final gaming benchmark, things start to level out a bit. But, getting the best scores in two of three benchmarks is nothing for our readers to sneeze at. The margin of victory in both tests was lower than 5 FPS, which usually becomes a more significant stat at higher resolutions.

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