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

HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.00

Developer Homepage: http://www.efdsoftware.com

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com

 

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. For the last couple of years, it has gained popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must-have application for storage device testing.

 

 

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Here, we see where a majority of the higher performance comes from, in sequential performance.

 

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Both the sequential read and write performance are higher than what SATA has to offer.

 

HD Tach - Sequential Write Performance after Random Writes

 

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After a reasonable amount of random writes to the drive, the write performance still drops like SATA drives, but the read performance holds strong.

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