All testing was done on a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with all the latest updates installed. All benchmarks were completed on the desktop with no other software programs running. The Corsair DOMINATOR memory modules were run in triple-channel mode at 1600MHz with 8-8-8-24 timings. The NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards were benchmarked with Forceware 195.62 drivers; the ATI Radeon HD graphics cards were tested with 9.12 CATALYST suite drivers. The EVGA X58 motherboard was running BIOS version SZ27. The processor has been overclocked to 3.6GHz (180x20).