System Specs & Memory Performance

- Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 (2.66GHz) LGA775


- x2 1024MB Corsair XMS PC-6400 CAS4 Module(s)


- ASUS Striker Extreme (nForce 680i SLI)
- ASUS P5N-E SLI (nForce 650i SLI)


- OCZ GameXStream (700 watt)


- Seagate 250GB 7200RPM (Serial ATA II)


- ASUS GeForce 8800 GTX (768MB) SLI
- ASUS GeForce 8800 GTX (768MB) SLI


- Microsoft Windows XP Pro (SP2)
- Intel System Drivers 7.2.2
- Nvidia nForce 680i SLI 9.53
- Nvidia nForce 650i 8.26
- Nvidia Forceware 97.92


When it comes to memory the nForce 650i SLI supports everything found in the more expensive 680i. As a result you can see there is no difference in performance. In fact the 650i SLI actually delivered slightly better results in SiSoft2007, though the difference was insignificant.