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ASRock X79 Extreme9 (Intel X79) Motherboard Review - Memory Benchmarks

We look at the new top dawg X79 motherboard from ASRock - the brand new ASRock X79 Extreme9. Let's check it out!

| Socket LGA 2011 in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 23, 2011 12:19 am
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: ASRock

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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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Looking at memory performance, we can see that it lines up well with our other X79 boards. Overclocked, though, we see a really nice boost in performance across all the tests as we move just over 2000MHz DDR and our CPU speed jumps to just over 5GHz. If you want to find out more about Quad Channel / Dual Channel memory performance, I'd recommend you read our Intel X79 Quad Channel and Z68 Dual Channel Memory Performance Analysis.

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