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ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer's Native PCIe SSD Performance Preview - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline Performance

ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer's Native PCIe SSD Performance Preview

We introduced you to SATA Express on a prototype product. Today Chris tests the first desktop motherboard with native PCIe two lane m.2 storage.

| PCIe in Storage | Posted: Jan 5, 2014 8:31 pm

Cyberpower Zeus EVO Lightning 3000SE Modified


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Today we're starting with the Cyberpower Zeus EVO Lightning 3000 SE that we recently reviewed. We're leaving the system intact aside from the motherboard; we replaced the GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 with the ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer, and the secondary storage with the SanDisk A110 256GB.


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The system uses the AMD FX-9590 unlocked processor, which is AMD's fastest consumer CPU to date. Prices on these are now under $280, and they are very fast.



ATTO Baseline Performance


Version and / or Patch Used: 2.34


ATTO is a timeless benchmark used to provide manufactures with data for market storage products. It shows sequential read and write performance over a large span of block sizes.


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Our initial tests with ATTO delivered results higher than what SanDisk claimed on the spec sheet. Our tests show sequential reads at nearly 775 MB/s, and sequential writes just over 631 MB/s.

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