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ASRock 890GX Extreme4 Motherboard Review

For as long as we can remember enthusiasts around the world have been keen to see how their systems perform with many commercially available benchmarks from such companies as Futuremark.

While these applications are extremely useful to a wide audience sometimes it can be helpful to focus on a ‘real world’ application which many of us use on an almost daily basis.

You can get the KitGuru Photoshop Benchmark 1(4) here. Please note lower times are better as this means less time is taken by the system to process the commands.

Stock
OC @ 3.48Ghz
1. Texturiser (1)
5.2
4.4
2. CMYK
4
3.3
3. RGB
4
3.3
4. Ink Outlines
43.1
36.5
5. Dust & Stratches
4.6
4
6. Watercolor
43
36.4
7. Texturiser (2)
5.4
4.7
8. Stained Glass
76.3
69.9
9. Mosiac Tiles
25
20.4
10. Extrude
334
297.6
11. Rough Pastels
25.7
21.4
12. Smart Blur
167.1
127.4
13. Underpainting
66.3
54.1
14. Mosiac Tiles
25.7
21.1
15. Spherize
5.8
5.1
16. Palette Knife
43.8
46.4
17. Sponge
55.7
45.8
18. Smudge Stick
11.6
9.9
Total
946.3
811.7

The extra performance available when overclocking is made clear in our Photoshop benchmark with a decent improvement in performace achieved in almost every part of the test.  In fact the overclocked CPU completed the test in more than two minutes less than at stock speed.

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