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ASUS X99-A Motherboard Review

03/11/2015 - 13:44

Introduction [inline:files/review/2015-03-07/02-board.jpg] Courtesy of ASUS The X99-A is the base level board in ASUS' Intel X99 line of motherboard offering. Don't let the term "base level offering" throw you off though, ASUS put their...

Overclocking and Conclusion

03/08/2015 - 23:52

Overclocking

Benchmark Testing

03/08/2015 - 23:50

Synthetic Benchmark Testing SiSoft Sandra 2014 SP3 [inline:files/review/2015-03-08/01-sandra-mem.png] [inline:files/review/2015-03-08/02-sandra-cpu.png] The Sandra benchmarks remain a fast and easy way to determine system quality from a CPU and memory...

Integrated Device Testing

03/08/2015 - 23:49

Audio Subsystem Testing Audio Playback Testing Using a selection of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music tracks and Windows Media Player, the audio subsystem playback performance was tested for playback accuracy and fidelity. Playback using the audio test...

Testing Configuration and Benchmarks Used

03/07/2015 - 01:35

[inline:files/review/2015-03-07/sys-pic-x99a.jpg] To verify that the motherboard works as advertised, the board was run through our standard benchmark suite. In most cases, the results are presented for the motherboard under review as well as a different...

UEFI Features - Advanced and EZ Mode

03/07/2015 - 01:31

The following screens detail settings in Advanced Mode on the Boot, Tool, and Exit tabs, as well as screens in EZ Mode. [inline:files/review/2015-03-07/01-150305151055.jpg] Boot tab [inline:files/review/2015-03-07/02-150305151108.jpg] Boot tab, Boot...

UEFI Features - Advanced Mode

03/07/2015 - 01:28

The following screens detail settings in Advanced Mode on the Main, Advanced, and Monitor tabs. [inline:files/review/2015-03-07/01-150305143657.jpg] Main tab [inline:files/review/2015-03-07/02-150305144824.jpg] Advanced tab [inline:files/review/2015-03-...

UEFI Features

03/07/2015 - 01:24

ASUS bundled the X99-A motherboard with the latest version of the ASUS UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) implementation, a customized version of the AMI baseline UEFI BIOS replacement. The UEFI offers full keyboard and mouse support while...

Bundled Applications

03/07/2015 - 01:20

Included Applications

CPU Cooler Fit & Included Accessories

03/07/2015 - 01:11

CPU Cooler Fit To test the amount of space surrounding the CPU socket, we mounted a Noctua NH-D15 cooler to the CPU socket. Both a overly large CPU air coolers, sporting a dual fan construction and two huge vertical cooling towers. Noctua NH-D15 [inline:...