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ECS X79R-AX (Intel X79) Motherboard Review - SSD Benchmarks

It's been a while since we've seen anything from ECS, but let's check out what they're doing with the new X79 chipset via the X79R-AX.

| Socket LGA 2011 in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 26, 2011 12:00 pm
Manufacturer: ECS

AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.70.1400

Developer Homepage: http://www.aida64.com

Product Homepage: http://www.AIDA64.com

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Replacing Everest in our labs is AIDA64. This new testing suite is from the core development team from Lavalys and continues that tradition. The guys have thrown in better support for multithreaded CPUs as well as full 64 bit support. We use this to test memory and HDDs for now, but may find ourselves opening this up to other areas of the motherboard.

 

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HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.61

Developer Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

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HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

 

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Checking out our SSD, we can see the performance is strong. Our minimum was a little low under HD Tune Pro, but not too bad at all.

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