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GIGABYTE X79-UD5 (Intel X79) Motherboard Review - SSD Benchmarks

We check out the sexy looking X79-UD5 from GIGABYTE and see if performance can match its looks.

| Socket LGA 2011 in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 30, 2011 9:30 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

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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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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GIGABYTE boards tend to sit a little lower in the SSD performance because they opt for the more compatible mode. You can see under AIDA64 and HD Turn Pro, though, that performance is still really strong.

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