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ASUS Maximus III Formula (P55 Express) Motherboard - Synthetic Tests - Part II

ASUS' ROG line of motherboards continues to grow. Now adding Lynnfield to this makeup, the Maximus III Formula shows us what it can do.

| Socket LGA 1156 in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 30, 2009 3:02 am
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: ASUS

Disk Drive Controller

 

The system drive controller is an important part of system performance. In most modern boards your drive controller will run off of the PCI-e bus. The PCI-e bus performance can be affected by poor trace layout as well as many other design choices that show up on different boards.

 

For testing we used SiSoft's Sandra.

 

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The HDD controller on all of the platforms is identical. Therefore we see almost identical results across the board.

 

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