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ASUS Z97-AR Review

CrystalDiskMark is a benchmarking utility that determines speeds by measuring 512KB, 4KB, and 4KB (Queue Depth 32) sequential and random read and write speeds. Test data can be Random, 0Fill, and 1Fill. For our purposes, we left the test at Random.

DescriptionSeq ReadSeq Write
Asus Z97-AR495.20494.10
DescriptionRandom 512KB ReadRandom 512KB Write
Asus Z97-AR406.70484.50
DescriptionRandom 4KB (QD=1) ReadRandom 4KB (QD=1) Write
Asus Z97-AR27.03169.80
DescriptionRandom 4KB (QD=32) ReadRandom 4KB (QD=32) Write
Asus Z97-AR328.40366.40
Description
Asus Z97-AR

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Board Layout & Features
  3. UEFI BIOS
  4. UEFI BIOS Cont.
  5. Included Software
  6. Test System Setup
  7. Benchmarking: Ethernet Performance
  8. Benchmarking: SATA Performance
  9. Benchmarking: AIDA64 Benchmark
  10. Benchmarking: PCMark 8
  11. Benchmarking: Handbrake
  12. Benchmarking: Cinibench R15
  13. Benchmarking: HyperPi
  14. Overclocking & Final Thoughts

About Joe DiFiglia

I have always had a passion for everything computing. In early 2000, I decided to take my passion to the web. Thus, C.O.D. was born. Through the years we have made many great friends at C.O.D. and hope to continue our journey for years to come.