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MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review - SSD Benchmarks

MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review
We check out another motherboard using the Intel Z87 chipset. This particular one is from MSI and part of the Gaming series. Let's take a look at it.
| Socket LGA 1150 in Motherboards | Posted: Sep 16, 2013 2:01 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: MSI

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 under AIDA64, you can see it's very strong and manages to come out ahead of all our other Z87 setups. Under HD Tune Pro you can see the results on the MSI board fall behind most of the other setups.

 

The only one that it comes out ahead of is the Super Micro board and we know that had issues when it came to SSD testing.

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