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MSI Z68MA-ED55 (Intel Z68) mATX Motherboard Review - Storage Benchmarks

MSI send us their mATX Z68 board and we take the time to find out if this small board can still pack a big punch.

| Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Jun 25, 2011 7:38 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: MSI

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Version and / or Patch Used: 1.00.1035BETA

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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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While USB 2.0 performance lines up with our other boards as we'd expect, we can see that our SSD performance is just a little behind the other boards. It's not by much, but you can see it's just a little slower.

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