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ASRock X99X Killer Fatal1ty (Intel X99) Motherboard Review

By: Shawn Baker | Socket LGA 2011 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 29, 2014 4:15 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: ASRock

USB Test - AIDA64


Version and / or Patch Used: 1.70.1400






USB 2.0 performance isn't anything to get excited about as numbers fall back a little lining up with the Z97X Killer board. USB 3.0 numbers fall towards the middle of the pack when it comes to comparing the results overall.



SSD Test - AIDA64


Version and / or Patch Used: v4.30.2900





SSD Test - PCMark 8


Version and / or Patch Used: 2.0.191





SSD Test - HD Tune Pro


Version and / or Patch Used: 5.50




Taking a look at SSD performance, you can see under AIDA64 and HD Tune Pro, the number are impressive.


As for PCMark 8, we were unable to complete a run, with it actually crashing out on us after the first benchmark. PCMark 8 has actually been quite the nightmare for us with the X99 platform so far. While we eventually ended up getting our normal tests running after about eight hours, the storage benchmark has become an issue. We'll stay on top of it and hope that by the time we test our next motherboard, it's fixed.


For now, though, we get a good idea at least of SSD performance under AIDA64 and HD Tune Pro.


Update: With another fresh install, we managed to get PCMark 8 working again. Looking above, you can see that performance is a little bit on the lower-end here unlike our other two tests. It will be interesting to see if this result is consistent with our X99 testing in future.

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