X79 Charts: 19 Boards – ASUS X79 Deluxe

So far we’ve tested 19 X79 motherboards and we have to say that sometimes we got quite interesting results. What we’ve also done is, we have added power consumption values as well as a performance rating which allows quick comparision of which board performs best and which is the most energy efficient.



Test setup


  • ASRock Fatal1ty X79 Champion
  • ASRock X79 Extreme4
  • ASRock X79 Extreme4-M
  • ASUS P9X79 Deluxe
  • ASUS P9X79 Pro
  • ASUS P9X79-E WS
  • ASUS P9X79 WS
  • ASUS Sabertooth X79
  • ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition
  • ASUS Rampage IV Gene
  • ASUS Rampage IV Extreme
  • ASUS Rampage IV Forumula
  • ASUS X79 Deluxe
  • EVGA X79 Dark
  • Gigabyte G1.Assassin 2
  • Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3
  • Gigabyte GA-X79-UD7
  • Intel DX79SI
  • MSI Big Bang Xpower II
CPU Intel Core i7-3930K, 3.2 GHz
Memory 8 Gigabyte Kingston H2O KHX2133 @ 1600 MHz CL9-9-9-24
Graphic Cards ASUS ENGTX 580
Driver Version 275.33
HDD Samsung Spinpoint F1 320 GByte
bequiet! Dark Power Pro 1000Watt