Test Setup and Methodology
All the guts and the glory!
Our testing setup for this review includes the AMD Ryzen 5 1600X processor, 16GBs (2x8gb kit) of Corsair Vengeance 3000MHz DDR4 memory (provided by Crucial), EVGA GTX 1080ti SC2 11GB graphics card, Samsung 850 Evo 250GB M2 SSD, as well as a Corsair RX850 power supply. The NVIDIA drivers that were used were version 375.70. The latest BIOS available at the time of testing for the motherboard was also used (P3.00). We will be testing the CPU, Memory, and 3D performance using the latest benchmarking suites widely available to everyone.
Take a look at some additional information about the testbed, obtained with CPU-ID’s system information and monitoring utility, CPU-Z (v1.80).
Take a look at some additional information about the graphics setup in this testing platform obtained with TechPowerUp’s graphics card information and monitoring utility, GPU-Z (v2.2.0).
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