TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,911 Reviews & Articles | 38,065 News Posts

ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review - USB 2.0, USB 3.0 & SSD Benchmarks

ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review

Intel's latest chipset is the Z97, and today we check out our first Z97 motherboard coming from ASUS in the form of the SABERTOOTH MARK 1. Let's go! (TPE:2357)

| Socket LGA 1150 in Motherboards | Posted: May 15, 2014 5:48 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: ASUS

USB Test - AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: v4.30.2900

 

TweakTown image content/6/3/6345_35_asus_sabertooth_z97_mark_1_intel_z97_motherboard_review.png

 

TweakTown image content/6/3/6345_36_asus_sabertooth_z97_mark_1_intel_z97_motherboard_review.png

 

Looking above, you can see that USB performance under both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 is very similar between the two setups. We rarely see any fluctuation when it comes to USB 3.0 and 2.0 performance.

 

 

SSD Test - AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: v4.30.2900

 

TweakTown image content/6/3/6345_37_asus_sabertooth_z97_mark_1_intel_z97_motherboard_review.png

 

 

SSD Test - PCMark 8

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.0.191

 

TweakTown image content/6/3/6345_38_asus_sabertooth_z97_mark_1_intel_z97_motherboard_review.png

 

 

SSD Test - HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 5.50

 

TweakTown image content/6/3/6345_39_asus_sabertooth_z97_mark_1_intel_z97_motherboard_review.png

 

Looking at SSD performance, across the board, you can see all three benchmarks show the numbers very close to each other. Saying that, though, we do see that HD Tune Pro shows a lower minimum but higher maximum.

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Motherboards content at our Motherboards reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this content

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases