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Integrated Device Testing

06/16/2014 - 22:25

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

06/16/2014 - 22:00

[inline:files/review/2014-06-16/sys-pic.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...

BIOS Features continued

06/16/2014 - 21:58

The following screens detail settings on the Board Explorer, OC Profile, M-Flash, Settings, and Save & Exit pages. [inline:files/review/2014-06-16/01-MSI_SnapShot_03.jpg] Board Explorer page [inline:files/review/2014-06-16/02-MSI_SnapShot_04.jpg]...

BIOS Features

06/16/2014 - 21:45

MSI includes the latest version of their UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) BIOS with the the Z97 XPower motherboard, specially branded for their Overclocking series boards. The UEFI BIOS offers full keyboard and mouse support while using the...

Bundled Applications

06/16/2014 - 21:41

Included Applications

CPU Cooler Fit and Included Accessories

06/16/2014 - 21:39

CPU Cooler Fit To test the amount of space surrounding the CPU socket, we mounted the Noctua NH-D14 cooler to the CPU socket. This behemoth CPU air cooler sports a dual fan construction and two huge vertical cooling towers. [inline:files/review/2014-06-...

Features and Motherboard Layout

06/16/2014 - 21:35

Features Courtesy of MSI

GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC Force Motherboard Review

06/11/2014 - 09:46

Introduction [inline:files/review/2014-05-26/02-board.jpg] Courtesy of GIGABYTE The Z97X-SOC Force motherboard is the premier offering in GIGABYTE's Overclocking Series of boards. The overclocking series boards are designed with enhancements and...


06/10/2014 - 22:49


Cooler Comparison Testing

06/10/2014 - 20:37

Cooler Testing Methodology