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GIGABYTE X299 AORUS Gaming 7 PRO Motherboard Review (Page 9)

By Steven Bassiri on Nov 30, 2017 11:15 am CST - 0 mins, 36 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 94%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 X299-Aorus Gaming 7 PRO's SATA storage is all good except for random reads. M.2 speeds top the charts in sequential reads and writes, which is impressive in itself. Networking performance is where we would expect it to be, and overall is decent.

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, but the results are reflecting the use of the ESS DAC and some of its sound effect features. There are five ratings for audio: 1. Problems, 2. Okay, 3. Acceptable, 4. Very good, 5. Excellent

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