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Office XP and Photoshop 7

PC World Magazine's WorldBench 5.0 is a new breed of Business and Professional application benchmark, that has replaced the aging and no-longer supported Content Creation and Business Winstone tests in our suite. WorldBench 5.0 consists of a number of performance modules that each utilize one, or a group of popular applications to gauge performance. 

WorldBench 5.0: Office XP SP2 & Photoshop 7 Modules
Real-World Application Performance

Below we have the results from WB 5's Office XP SP2 and Photoshop 7 modules, recorded in seconds.  Lower times indicate better performance here, so the shorter the bar the better.


In both the Office XP and Photoshop 7 Worldbench modules, the Asus CrossHair put up slightly better numbers than the M2N32-SLI. In the Office test, the CrossHair finished 3 seconds faster and in the Photoshop test is finished 4 seconds faster.  The Core 2 machine was fastest overall, however, by a wide margin.

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