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ASUS Rampage IV Extreme (Intel X79) Motherboard Review (Page 10)

By Shawn Baker on Nov 14, 2011 02:00 am CST - 0 mins, 59 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 99%Manufacturer: ASUS

AIDA64

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.70.1400

Developer Homepage: http://www.aida64.com

Product Homepage: http://www.AIDA64.com

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Replacing Everest in our labs is AIDA64. This new testing suite is from the core development team from Lavalys and continues that tradition. The guys have thrown in better support for multithreaded CPUs as well as full 64 bit support. We use this to test memory and HDDs for now, but may find ourselves opening this up to other areas of the motherboard.

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HD Tune Pro

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.61

Developer Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

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HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

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Looking at our SSD performance, we can see that performance between both our ASUS boards is extremely close with little difference being seen in AIDA64. We see a bit of a dip in minimum performance under HD Tune Pro and this was consistent, but performance lined up just fine under AIDA64.

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Shawn takes care of all of our video card reviews. From 2009, Shawn is also taking care of our memory reviews, and from May 2011, Shawn also takes care of our CPU, chipset and motherboard reviews. As of December 2011, Shawn is based out of Taipei, Taiwan.

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