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GIGABYTE SATA 6G Update - RAID 0 Just How We Like It - Benchmarks - HD Tune Pro

When we tested the ASUS and GIGABYTE P55 boards with SATA 6G, we found RAID 0 wasn't right. GIGABYTE has fixed the issue so let's take another look.

| RAID in Storage | Posted: Feb 5, 2010 2:48 am

HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 3.00
Developer Homepage: http://www.efdsoftware.com
Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

 


HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

 

Benchmark: measures the performance
Info: shows detailed information
Health: checks the health status by using SMART
Error Scan: scans the surface for errors
Temperature display

 

HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

 

 


Read Tests

 

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Right off from the start we see that the new firmware makes a big difference on the RAID 0 performance of the GIGABYTE "A" Series boards. Here we see a 40MB/s improvement in the average STR between the old and new firmware.

 


Write Tests

 

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In the average write speed test we see a 30MB/s advantage with the new firmware.

 

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