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GIGABYTE X399 Designare EX Motherboard Review (Page 9)

By Steven Bassiri on Oct 26, 2017 03:55 pm CDT - 0 mins, 31 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

System IO Benchmarks

CrystalDiskMark SATA6G:

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CrystalDiskMark M.2:

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ixChariot Network Throughput:

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The X399 Designare EX's SATA storage performance is average while its M.2 performance is excellent. Networking performance is where it should be for a motherboard with a 1Gbit NIC, as the other two boards in there have 10Gbit NICs.

Audio RMAA 5.5:

I disable all audio features, set the correct bitrates, and then test the audio with a loopback test.

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Sound Judgment by Ear: Excellent. It has a solid ALC1220 implementation. There are five ratings for audio: 1. Problems, 2. Okay, 3. Acceptable, 4. Very good, 5. Excellent

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