Gigabyte X99-SLI Motherboard Review – Welcoming & Budget Friendly!

PCMARK 8 – CREATIVE 3.0

Futuremark’s PCMark 8 is the latest in their series of industry standard PC benchmarking tools. We test CPU performance using the ‘Creative 3.0’ benchmark on ‘Conventional’ mode.

Gigabyte X99-SLI PCMark 08

CINEBENCH R15

Maxon’s Cinebench is a benchmarking tool based on their Cinema 4D software. It measures CPU performance by rendering a photo realistic 3D scene.

Gigabyte X99-SLI Cinebench R15

WINRAR

WinRAR is easily the most well-known file archiving program. In our test we use the application’s built-in benchmark utility in order to determine memory performance.

Gigabyte X99-SLI Winrar

INTEL EXTREME TUNING UTILITY (XTU) BENCHMARK

Intel’s XTU benchmark test utilizes CPU Core, Cache, as well as RAM during the benchmark, therefore it is a good tool to test all three variables with the motherboards main components.

Gigabyte X99-SLI XTU

3DMARK11 – FIRE STRIKE EXTREME

3DMark 11’s Fire Strike Extreme is one of the most intensive graphical benchmarks available. It is reserved for testing ultra high-end gaming machines with multiple graphics cards or overclocked CPUs. For this benchmark we have left the graphics card on stock settings.

Gigabyte X99-SLI Firestrike Extreme

Today we will have a look at the Gigabyte X99-SLI motherboard and its features, as well as putting it through some benchmarks to see how the board performs. At first glance we were expecting this board to perform nicely on air and water, which as you will see for a budget board it performs quite well even overclocked. Gigabyte is well known for its fleets of motherboards in all series to meet the needs of the end users, from your average home user, gamer, overclocker and extreme overclocker. The Gigabyte X99-SLI caters for your average user and gamer, while overclocking rather…

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TOP VALUE!

The Gigabyte X99-SLI has proven to be a great budget motherboard for Enthusiast and Gamers a like. The motherboard offers great features for the price and amazing performance as well.

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