ASUS Z97-K Motherboard Review


[section_title title=”Test Setup”]Test Setup

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K @4.5GHz CPU

Cooler: Corsair H100 Motherboard: ASUS Z97-K

RAM: Kingston HyperX Beast 2400MHz CL10

PSU: Corsair HX 1000w

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

All benchmarks are done on a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit that is fully up-to-date with Windows Updates to ensure that the performance reflects a real-world scenario and not that of a tweaked benchmarking system. Every benchmark runs for a total of three times and then an average is taken of those results.

3D Benchmarks:
3DMark 11 – Performance and Extreme presets
3DMark Fire Strike – Normal and Extreme presets
Hitman: Absolution (gaming benchmark)

2D Benchmarks:
SiSoftware SANDRA 2013
x264 HD v5.0.1


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.