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ASUS Rampage IV Extreme (Intel X79) Motherboard Review - SSD Benchmarks

By: Shawn Baker | Socket LGA 2011 in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 14, 2011 8:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 99%Manufacturer: ASUS



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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.





HD Tune Pro


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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.




Looking at our SSD performance, we can see that performance between both our ASUS boards is extremely close with little difference being seen in AIDA64. We see a bit of a dip in minimum performance under HD Tune Pro and this was consistent, but performance lined up just fine under AIDA64.

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