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Free Benchmark Recommendation

bedlamtrap

54 months ago

Hey everyone.

I recently finished building and setting up my first home built rig, and so far it plays what games I have, and streams photoshop pretty damn well. I haven't seen the CPU temp reach higher than 60ºC under this level of stress.

However, Photoshop isn't that big a deal compared to 3d work and the latest games, and all my games are fairly old (the most graphically intense one I own is The Witcher 2). I really wanted to see how well it could stand up to a modern benchmark test, and was wondering if anyone had their favorite or the best ones to recommend.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $237.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock H97M Anniversary Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $61.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $95.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate 1TB 2.5" 5400RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive $74.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 280 3GB Black Edition Double Dissipation Video Card $208.98 @ Newegg
Case Xigmatek Recon ATX Mid Tower Case $34.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $49.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $13.99 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 OEM (64-bit) $86.75 @ OutletPC
Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link TL-WN722N 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter $13.96 @ Newegg
Case Fan Masscool BLD-12025V1 60.0 CFM 120mm Fan $5.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Fan Masscool BLD-12025V1 60.0 CFM 120mm Fan $5.99 @ SuperBiiz
Keyboard Kensington K72357US Wired Slim Keyboard $18.98 @ Directron
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $975.47
Mail-in rebates -$65.00
Total $910.47
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-08-06 12:20 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

I didn't see the word free, you need to buy 3d mark to use firestrike ultra but normal firestrike is free.

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

np. I just tested Fite Strike and SKydiver. Skydiver ran like butter (at least until the insane physics test x3), but ire Strike was a whole nother story.

All in all my rig is just below that of an Oculus Rift-spec'd machine.

Thanks again for the recommendation!

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