Gigabyte X570 AORUS Master Motherboard Review

System Overview & Testing Procedures

We will be running the Gigabyte X570 AORUS Master Motherboard in the following setup.

Gigabyte X570 AORUS Master Motherboard

Test System Specs
Processors: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS Master
Graphics: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2060 Gaming OC Pro 6G
Memory: 16GB G.SKILL Trident Z Royal 3600 MHz
Storage: Crucial MX 300 750GB
Cooling: Noctua NH-U12A
Power Supply: Corsair AX860i
Case: PrimoChill Praxis WetBench

For motherboard testing we will running the processor and motherboard and the default optimized settings in the BIOS (as if you would restore the defaults on the board). We feel that this is how most users will have their systems configured. So everything will be on auto, except for setting our XMP profile for our memory. Here are the tests we’ll be running.

We will also be comparing the Gigabyte Z390 AORUS Ultra Motherboard to the following motherboards…

– ASRock X570 Taichi
– MSI MEG X570 Ace

Overall System Testing
PCMark 10
PCMark 8
– Home Benchmark
– Work Benchmark
– Creative Benchmark

CPU Testing
SiSoftware Sandra
– Processor Arithmetic
– Processor Multi-Media
x264 HD Benchmark 5.0

Graphics Testing
– Time Spy Benchmark
– Fire Strike Benchmark
– Fire Strike Extreme Benchmark
– Fire Strike Ultra Benchmark

SATA, USB, Network & Power Testing
LAN Speed Test
Kill-A-Watt Meter

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