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ASUS Z97-A (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review

By: Shawn Baker | Socket LGA 1150/1151 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 2, 2014 6:20 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: ASUS

Memory Test - AIDA64


Version and / or Patch Used: 1.00.1035BETA




Looking at memory performance, we can see that the ASUS board sits a little bit back compared to our other setups here. This isn't the first time that we've seen ASUS motherboards sit a little back when it comes to memory performance.


Overall, though, you can see that the lower memory performance has very little impact on performance under key areas.



Gaming Test - 3DMark 8


Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0





Gaming Test - Sleeping Dogs


Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update




Gaming performance is pretty much just as you'd expect, with stock performance being pretty similar across all our setups.


Overclocking sees a bit of a performance bump at the lower resolution; apart from that, you can see there's no real change.

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