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ASUS Z97-AR Review

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Tool & Exit:

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Board Layout & Features
  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

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  1. What colour does the Strip by the sound chip glow in? Red or yellow or white???

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