Gaming (CounterStrike/World In Conflict: Soviet Assault)
Counter-Strike Source was tested at 1024×768 with default detail.
World In Conflict: Soviet Assault
WIC was tested at 2560×1600 with 2x anti-aliasing and 4x anisotropic filtering. All in game details were set to very high.
To test gaming performance we ran our systems through two scenarios. The first uses Counter Strike Source to test the performance when the CPU/Memory/Motherboard are the limiting factors. World In Conflict allows us to see how each system performs in a real-world gaming test.
Overall the results follow a similar trend to the rest of the review with Gigabyte offering the best performance.
In recent months we have taken a look at a number of Z97 boards, including Gigabytes exceptional Z97X- Gaming G1 WIFI-BK and their more affordable, mainstream Z97X-Gaming 5. Of course when it comes to motherboards there are many needs and budgets which require solutions and so as with their...