Test Systems and Procedures
Before we delve into any testing we would like to take this opportunity to review our test system and thank those sponsors who kindly provided us with test equipment to make our work possible. We offer our thanks to:
for supplying us with a Intel , which we reviewed Core i7 4960X processor here.
Kingston for supplying us with a Hyper X 3K 240GB solid state drive, which we reviewed here.
for supplying us with an XFX , which we reviewed R9 290X Double Dissipation 4GB graphics card here.
for supplying us with a AMD Gigabyte R9 270 OC 2GB graphics card.
Corsair for supplying us with a Hydro Series H100i liquid CPU cooler, which we reviewed here, and a , which we reviewed Vengeance Pro 1866MHz 16GB memory kit here.
Be Quiet for supplying us with a Straight Power E9 680W power supply unit, which we reviewed here.
ASUS for supplying us with a , which we reviewed Rampage IV Extreme X79 motherboard here.
Lian Li for supplying us with a PC-T60A test bench.
Noctua for supplying us with NT-H1 thermal compound.
Motherboard – Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79 LGA 2011 Motherboard
Processor – Intel Core i7 4960X with Turbo disabled
Graphics Card: XFX R9 290X Double Dissipation 4GB (with AMD Catalyst 14.6 RC drivers) and Nvidia GTX 780 Ti 3GB (with GeForce 340.43 beta drivers)
RAM – 16GB (2 X 8GB) Corsair Vengeance Pro 9-10-9-27 1866MHz
CPU Cooler – Corsair H100i with Quiet Fan Profile
Power Supply – Be Quiet Straight Power E9 680W
Main Storage Drive – Kingston HyperX 240GB SSD
Chassis – Lian Li T60 Test Bench
Displays – LG IPS234 23 inch 1080p display
Operating System – Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
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