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GIGABYTE G1.Assassin 2 (Intel X79) Motherboard Review - Memory Benchmarks

We check out the gaming focused G1.Assassin 2 from GIGABYTE and see how this new X79 offering performs.

By: | Socket LGA 2011 in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 15, 2011 5:38 am
TweakTown Rating: 97%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.00.1035BETA

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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Compared to our other X79 motherboard, RAM performance is strong coming in a little faster. Comparing to the Dual Channel Z68 platform, though, we can see that it sits a little behind. This is more so due to the way AIDA64 is testing. If you want to learn more about Quad Channel RAM and see the performance of it under a wider range of setups and speeds, I highly recommend you check out the Intel X79 Quad Channel and Z68 Dual Channel Memory Performance Analysis article that will be going online within the next 24 hours.

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