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GIGABYTE Z87N-WIFI (Intel Z87) Mini-ITX Motherboard Review - CPU Benchmarks

GIGABYTE Z87N-WIFI (Intel Z87) Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

Another Mini-ITX board arrives. This time it's the Z87N-WIFI from GIGABYTE using the Z87 chipset. It's small, affordable and not lacking in features. (TPE:2376)

| Socket LGA 1150 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 8, 2013 2:01 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

HyperPi 0.99

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 0.99

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HyperPi is a front end for SuperPi that allows for multiple concurrent instances of SuperPi to be run on each core recognized by the system. It is very dependent on CPU to memory to HDD speed. The faster these components, the faster it is able to figure out the number Pi to the selected length.

 

For our testing we use the 32M run. This means that each of the four physical and four logical cores for the i7 and the four physical cores of the i5 is trying to calculate the number Pi out to 32 million decimal places. Each "run" is a comparative to ensure accuracy and any stability or performance issues in the loop mentioned above will cause errors in calculation.

 

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AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.00.1035BETA

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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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Out of the box performance is very strong and you can see across the board it manages to come out slightly ahead of our other offerings a number of times.

 

Hyper Pi performance, though, really stands out as it comes out with a very good speed out of the box. Overclocking you can see brings a strong boost in performance and you can see that Hyper Pi number looks very impressive as it falls in under the 10 minute mark.

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