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GIGABYTE P67A-UD4 (Intel P67 Express) Motherboard Review (Page 8)

Sean Kalinich | Mar 8, 2011 at 8:27 pm CST - 0 mins, 40 secs time to read this page
Rating: 82%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Disk Drive Controller

The system drive controller is an important part of system performance. In most modern boards your drive controller will run off of the PCI-e bus. The PCI-e bus performance can be affected by poor trace layout as well as many other design choices that show up on different boards.

For testing we use Sisoft's Sandra and AIDA64.

SiSoft Sandra

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Drive performance on the UD4 is actually pretty good. It falls right in between the P8P67 Deluxe and the P8P67 WS from ASUS. The performance between these three boards is only one MB/s each.

AIDA64

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Stock HDD Performance

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Overclocked HDD Performance

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Stock USB 3.0 Performance

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Overclocked USB 3.0 Performance

AIDA64 confirms our Sandra findings and also gives us a little more detail.

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