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MSI Z97I AC (Intel Z97) Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

By: Shawn Baker | Socket LGA 1150/1151 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 25, 2014 10:00 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: MSI

USB Test - AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.70.1400

 

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USB 2.0 performance is pretty standard, while USB 3.0 performances sees our MSI Z97I AC sit in around the middle of the pack when it comes to the average speed.

 

 

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 performance is pretty strong.

 

Taking a look at SSD performance under HD Tune Pro, you can see that the minimum is pretty standard, but the average and maximum do sit lower when compared to our other boards here.

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