Asus A8N SLI Premium - NF4 SLI For AMD Refined

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Photoshop & Office XP


PC World Magazine's WorldBench 5.0 is a new breed of Business and Professional application benchmark, poised to replace the aging and no-longer supported Winstone tests. WorldBench 5.0 consists of a number of performance modules that each utilize one, or a group of, popular applications to gauge performance.  Below we have the results from WB 5's Photoshop 7 and Office XP modules, recorded in seconds.  Lower times indicate better performance.

PC World's World Bench 5.0: Photoshop 7 & Office XP Modules
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That's what you call a photo finish, no pun intended.  Or was it?  Regardless, the A8N SLI Premium proves it's fastest by 1 second over the MSI board and the older A8N SLI Deluxe.  However, we could have re-run this test a few more times and got variances that would show slightly different readings here.  So consider this a virtual tie.


This is getting a bit bland we realize but the moral to the story here is that, as far as standard every-day desktop business applications go, most nForce 4 motherboards are going to show nearly identical performance.  Let's move on to a few things more rigorous.

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