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ASUS X99-E-10G WS Workstation Motherboard Review

By: Steven Bassiri | Socket LGA 2011 in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 1, 2016 4:50 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: ASUS

CPU, Memory, and System Benchmarks

 

CINEBENCH 11.5

 

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wPrime

 

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AIDA64 AES and HASH

 

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AIDA64 FPU

 

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AIDA64 Memory

 

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ScienceMark

 

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HandBrake 4K

 

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3DMark: Cloud Gate

 

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3DMark: Fire Strike

 

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ResidentEvil 6

 

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I have decided to test motherboard performance based upon a standardized 4GHz profile for the new X99 refresh motherboards. The base frequency of the 6950X is 3GHz, but since Intel's Turbo profile allows for a single core to hit 4GHz, some motherboards will take any number (sometimes all) of the cores to 4GHz at stock settings, and this creates a huge performance disparity at stock. In all these tests, I ran the CPU at 4GHz on all cores, the cache at 3.5GHz, and memory at 2666MHz with timings 16-18-18-36 T2, and allowed the motherboard to set the rest of the timings itself.

 

The X99-E-10G WS has average CPU performance, above average memory performance, and slightly hindered GPU performance because of the PEX8747 chips that add a little latency but expand bandwidth.

 

Overall, system performance was top notch, and there are no performance pitfalls.

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