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GIGABYTE P67A-UD7 (Intel P67 Express) Motherboard - Synthetic Tests - Part II

With Sandy Bridge having lifted off of the launch pad, we are now taking a look at the platform that will put it into the upper layers of the market - the P67 in GIGABYTE style.

| Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Jan 3, 2011 6:14 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

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 use Sisoft's Sandra and AIDA64.

 

SiSoft Sandra

 

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HDD performance was also very good with even the SATA II performance coming in slightly higher than the competition at this point.

 

AIDA64

 

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Stock HDD Performance

 

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Overclocked HDD Performance

 

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Stock USB 3.0 Performance

 

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Overclocked USB 3.0 Performance

 

AIDA64 backs up our findings with Sandra.

 

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