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ASUS M5A97 Evo (AMD 970) Motherboard Review - USB 2.0 and 3.0 Benchmarks

We check out the cheapest Bulldozer supported board so far. Let's find out how the ASUS M5A97 Evo goes.

| Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 11, 2011 3:36 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: ASUS

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Version and / or Patch Used: 1.70.1400

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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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USB 2.0 performance sits between the other boards we've looked at, while USB 3.0 performance lines up just as we'd expect against all the other boards too.

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