Media and Rendering Tests
This rendering benchmark based off of the Cinema 4D engine is a terrific indicator for multi-threaded processing.
Known mainly for its DVD re-encoding prowess, our test uses the Handbrake command line interface.
The new CineBench 11.5 benchmark really taxes every core on our i7-860, but the P55-UD6 reigned supreme in both single and multi-threaded testing. The H55M-ED55 was a few frames slower than its competitors in the DVD compression benchmark, which isn’t good for a board that caters to HTPC users and gamers.