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ASRock X58 Extreme6 and Intel Core i7-970 Review

ASRock X58 Extreme6 and Intel Core i7-970 Review

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ASRock X58 Extreme6 Motherboard Review featuring the Intel Core i7-970 Processor

Dual Card Gaming – F1 2010 (2x Radeon 5870)

F1 2010 was tested at 5760×1080 with 4x anti-aliasing. All in game details were set to their maximum level.



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Given the huge flexibility of the Extreme6 in terms of GPU configurations and solid backup from i7 processors and up to 24GB of high speed DDR3 running multi-screen gaming is without doubt something that is within reach of consumers who purchase these components. For this reason we set up a CrossFire system and connected it to three 23" 1920×1080 screens in Eyefinity mode. This allowed us to test Codemasters new DirectX 11 racing title, F1 2010, at 5760×1080.

When running at this ultra-high resolution on the Extreme6 and i7-970 the performance achieved by our system is excellent, never falling below 36 frames per second. This ensures smooth gameplay thoughout.

Here is a screenshot showing how F1 2010 looks at our tested settings:

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Click here to view the full-size screenshot (5760×1080)

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Stuart Davidson is Senior Editor at HardwareHeaven having joined the site in 2002.