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ASRock Z97X Fatal1ty Killer (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review - USB 2.0, USB 3.0 & SSD Benchmarks

ASRock Z97X Fatal1ty Killer (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review
We move on to another Z97 motherboard, this time from ASRock under the Fatal1ty series. Let's see how this "killer" gaming focused motherboard performs. (NASDAQ:INTC)
| Socket LGA 1150 in Motherboards | Posted: Jun 23, 2014 2:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: ASRock

USB Test - AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.70.1400

 

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While USB 2.0 performance seems to sit a little down, you can see that USB 3.0 performance is between our other two setups here that use the recently added Corsair Voyager GS 128GB pen drive.

 

 

SSD Test - AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: v4.30.2900

 

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SSD Test - PCMark 8

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.0.191

 

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SSD Test - HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 5.50

 

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Taking a look at SSD performance under AIDA64 and PCMark 8, you can see it's pretty typical and lines up as you'd expect. Moving into HD Tune Pro, you can see that we sit in line with our MSI and GIGABYTE motherboards, which is a little behind our other ASRock offerings.

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