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Originally Posted by DeXI ask this on every motherboard review, but no one seems to know the answer. Why are there two scores for SATA performance and what is the reason for the difference between the two?
Originally Posted by MaterialIt's pretty easy to compare as we run the same tests on all our motherboards, we even us all the same test kit, apart from the processor obvioulsy. Just open a P67 review in another tab and flick between the two comparing numbers.
Originally Posted by LizardIf you mean the two bars for each motherboard, it's because we measure the transfer rate when reading and writing. The graph has a colour code at the bottom showing which is which.
Originally Posted by DeXNo I mean the two different scores for the same board. I.e. Asus Sabertooth 990FX (SATA 6Gbps) and Asus Sabertooth 990FX (JMicron JMB362).
Originally Posted by DeX
No I mean the two different scores for the same board. I.e. Asus Sabertooth 990FX (SATA 6Gbps) and Asus Sabertooth 990FX (JMicron JMB362).
Originally Posted by QuavrThis is because the SATA ports are not all the same. The 6Gbps ports I assume are through the 990FX chipset whilst the other ports are through the JMicron chip, so the speeds of the two are not the same, so if you only had a couple of drives to plug in you could just use whichever was the fastest performing.
EDIT: Beat me to it ^^
Originally Posted by KiNETiKWhy are there so many motherboard reviews on Bit-Tech compared to everything else?
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