Test Setup


We don't have any other comparison numbers for AM4 boards at the moment but we'll be adding more imminently. We experienced slow numbers in a couple of tests, including Ashes of the Singularity, so for now we've omitted them from the graphs but hope to include them again in future if we find out what the issue is.

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  • Memory: 16GB Corsair Vengeance 3,000MHz DDR4 RAM
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
  • GPU: XFX Radeon R9 390 DD 8GB
  • PSU: Corsair RM850i
  • SSD: Samsung 850Pro (SATA 6Gbps speed tests); Samsung 960 Evo 500GB (M.2 speed tests)
  • CPU cooler: NZXT Kraken X42
  • Operating system: Windows 10 64-bit
Thanks to AMD for supplying the CPU, XFX for the graphics card, Corsair for supplying the PSU, memory and CPU cooler, and to Samsung for the SSDs.

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