Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,624 Reviews & Articles | 45,085 News Posts
TRENDING NOW: MSI teases its Z170A XPOWER Gaming Titanium Edition motherboard

ASUS M5A99X EVO (AMD 990X) Motherboard Review - Memory Benchmarks

As great as the Crosshair V Formula is, if you want to get in on the 990 action for a little less, the M5A99X EVO from ASUS could be the board for you.

By: | Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: Jun 22, 2011 1:18 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: ASUS

Sisoft Sandra

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2011
Developer Homepage: http://www.sisoftware.net
Product Homepage: http://www.sisoftware.net
Buy It Here

 

asus_m5a99x_evo_amd_990x_motherboard_review_37

 

At stock memory performance lines up with our other motherboards as you'd expect. Overclocked, we see the performance actually drop back a little, though.

 


AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.00.1035BETA
Developer Homepage: http://www. aida64.com
Product Homepage: http://www.AIDA64.com
Buy It Here

 

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.

 

asus_m5a99x_evo_amd_990x_motherboard_review_36

 

AIDA64 shows similar happening to what we saw in Sandra. At stock it lines up fairly close with our other boards, while overclocked shows little difference and write performance actually drops down just a little bit.

 

PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.

 

United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.

United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.

Australia: Find other tech and computer products like this over at PLE Computer's website.

Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.

 



Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Motherboards content at our Motherboards reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Or Scroll Down