Synthetic Benchmark Testing
SiSoft Sandra 2015 SP2b
The Sandra benchmarks remain a fast and easy way to determine system quality from a CPU and memory...
***Editor's Note*** - Before getting into the nuts and bolts of the Core X9, please understand that this initial review is meant as a detailed introduction into the capabilities and build strengths of the Core X9 E-ATX Cube Chassis. A...
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 app-provided...
As of February 28, the Reeven Four-Eyes Fan Controller was available from Newegg.com for $49.00 and from PerformancePCs.com for $49.95.
Reeven included a fold-out instruction sheet detailing setup and use of the Four-Eyes Touch Fan Contoller. The sheet gives a detailed overview on how to setup and use the unit, but does not go in-depth into...
Courtesy of Reeven
Touch LCD panel fan controller
4 channels with individual setting
Up to 30W per channel
Clear view window with 7 colors selection
Four-Eyes Touch Design and Layout
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...
The following screens detail settings on the Advanced, Monitor, Boot, Tools, and Exit tabs in the Advanced Mode interface.
The following screens detail settings on the EZ Mode interface, the Easy Tuning Wizard screens, and the Main and Advanced tabs in the Advanced Mode interface.
EZ Mode Interface
EZ Mode, Main page
ASUS bundled the Sabertooth Z170 Mark 1 motherboard with the latest revision of their ASUS UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) implementation, a customized version of the AMI baseline UEFI replacement. The UEFI offers full keyboard and mouse...