ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 ASMEDIA SATA CONTROLLER DRIVER DETAILS:
|File Size:||10.5 MB|
|Supported systems:||Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 2008, Windows Vista|
|Price:||Free* (*Free Registration Required)|
ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 ASMEDIA SATA CONTROLLER DRIVER
Starting to move around the motherboard, you can see we've got what would be considered a fairly standard expansion slot setup.
As for the setup of those PCIe x16 slots, the bottom most black one runs at just 4x. As for the other two, if you're using just one, your video card will run at 16x.
If you're going to be making use of CrossFire or SLI, though, like the Z87 platform, both cards will be running at 8x. Taking a look across the bottom of the board, you can see the normal line up of connectors and headers, which include USB 2. These two ports run off of the ASMedia controller.
ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1
They're not going to be your first option, but if you're in need of some extra storage space, they'll come in handy. Another huge advantage is with an onboard audio amplifier which can be used with speakers and headphones.
The unique de-pop circuit gets rid of that annoying pop you experience when plugging devices in. Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals - Audio amplifier: Provides the highest-quality sound for headphone and speakers - Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs The quality of the audio solution was superb.
ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 90MB0LA0-M0EAY0
All tests had a rich full sound which makes the Sabertooth Z97 Mark S indistinguishable from the best integrated audio solutions out there. CD audio was flawless as usual. Spoken words were recorded from the Windows Sound Recorder found under the Accessories folder in the start menu within Windows. The recording was using the highest quality settings available in the control panel for the audio device being used to record. With the microphone boost option disabled, the playback of the recording sample had low levels, but was generally distortion free.
With the option enabled the audio playback was clear and had consistent audio levels. Deferred procedure calls are a function within Windows that allows higher priority tasks such as device drivers to defer lower priority tasks for execution at later times. DPC latency varies from board model to model and brand to brand. DPC issues show up in the form of audio dropouts and streaming video issues.
ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review
Naturally this is something that the enthusiast would want to avoid. The ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 ASMedia SATA Controller graphs out the data nicely and tells you what your latency results mean in terms of the real world problems you might encounter with the current system configuration. This is definitely better than our control system although both are well within acceptable ranges for this test. All drive benchmarks were done using the freely available CrystalDiskMark 3. This device was selected due to having UASP compatible firmware. When it comes to storage the Sabertooth Z97 Mark S has a lot to offer. While it lacks USB 3. There are two SATA controllers here. The ASM was actually slightly faster than the Z97 controller in standalone mode.
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Scaling was almost double the standalone test. Turbo mode was a huge advantage giving us the highest scores in this test. Other USB results were predictable. The ASM controller was actually slightly faster than the Z97 which was unusual. SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2. Overview 2 x PCIe / x16 (Single at x16, dual at x8/x8) 6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), brown ASMedia® USB controller: 2.
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology *2 ASMedia® ASM controller: 2 x SATA.