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MSI Z390 Gaming Edge AC (Intel Z390) Motherboard Review

By Steven Bassiri from Dec 4, 2018 @ 10:00 CST
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: MSI

System IO Benchmarks

 

CrystalDiskMark SATA6G:

 

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CrystalDiskMark M.2:

 

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ixChariot Network Throughput:

 

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The SATA storage, M.2 storage, and networking are all up to par.

 

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, very clean ALC1220 implementation. There are five ratings for audio: 1. Problems, 2. Okay, 3. Acceptable, 4. Very good, 5. Excellent

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