5. Everest Ultimate Edition 2006 - Sisoft Sandra
- Everest Ultimate Edition 2006
EVEREST Ultimate Edition is an industry leading system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for enthusiasts PC users, based on the award-winning EVEREST Technology. During system optimizations and tweaking it provides essential system and overclock information, advanced hardware monitoring and diagnostics capabilities to check the effects of the applied settings. CPU, FPU and memory benchmarks are available to measure the actual system performance and compare it to previous states or other systems. Furthermore, complete software, operating system and security information makes EVEREST Ultimate Edition a comprehensive system diagnostics tool that offers a total of 100 pages of information about your PC. The software has built-in, several tests for memory and CPU/FPU.
The motherboard with the best memory performance was the Asus P5B Deluxe. This is because the memory on the PB5 can be set to operate at FSB:RAM ration of 1:2, resulting in higher running speeds than with the other two motherboards. The P5W64 WS Pro had the best memory write performance. We assume when Asus solves the FSB:RAM 1:2 ratio setting, the Asus P5W64WS Pro should be able to offer even better memory performance than the P5B Deluxe.
In the CPU tests, it was a bit of a mixed bag. Depending on the benchmark performed, the Asus P5W64WS Pro was in some cases slower and in other cases faster than the other two motherboards.
SiSoftware Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is an information & diagnostic utility. It should provide most of the information (including undocumented) you need to know about your hardware, software and other devices whether hardware or software. It works along the lines of other Windows utilities, however it tries to go beyond them and show you more of what's really going on. Giving the user the ability to draw comparisons at both a high and low-level. You can get information about the CPU, chipset, video adapter, ports, printers, sound card, memory, network, Windows internals, AGP, PCI, PCIe, ODBC Connections, USB2, 1394/Firewire, etc. Sisoft Sandra offers a variety of tests for Memory and CPU.
In Sisoft Sandra 2007 SP1 CPU tests, the Asus P5W64WS Pro was the fastest of the three motherboards.