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ASRock Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review - SSD Benchmarks

ASRock expend the Z68 line with the new Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 and from first sight it looks the goods. Let's check it out!

| Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Sep 5, 2011 3:16 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: ASRock

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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Firing up AIDA64 again, we can see that really strong performance boost given from our SATA III drive. You can see our Corsair Force GT SATA III drive is around 50% faster than our Kingston SATA II drives that we've been using for ages.

 

 

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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HD Tune Pro also shows us the huge performance increase that's on offer from the new Corsair Force GT SATA III drives over our older Kingston SATA II drives on our other two machines here.

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