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GIGABYTE Z87X-OC (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review - SSD Benchmarks

GIGABYTE Z87X-OC (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review

We check out the latest OC board from GIGABYTE under the new Z87 chipset and find out what the Z87X-OC can do when put to the test. (TPE:2376)

| Socket LGA 1150 in Motherboards | Posted: Jul 10, 2013 1:08 pm
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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Checking out SSD performance, you can see the numbers are fairly standard. The Random speed comes in a little behind the UD3H board we looked at recently, but is ahead of the MSI and ASRock offerings.

 

HD Tune Pro performance is close between the MSI and GIGABYTE offering. You can see the ASRock offering managed a small lead when it came to the maximum number.

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