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ASRock P55DE3 (P55 Express) Motherboard - Synthetic Tests - Part II

ASRock shows us that performance and overclocking do not have to cost you an arm and a leg with the P55DE3.

| Socket LGA 1156 in Motherboards | Posted: Mar 29, 2010 2:08 pm
TweakTown Rating: 85%      Manufacturer: ASRock

Disk Drive Controller

 

The system drive controller is an important part of system performance. In most modern boards your drive controller will run off of the PCI-e bus. The PCI-e bus performance can be affected by poor trace layout as well as many other design choices that show up on different boards.

 

For testing we use Sisoft's Sandra and Everest.

 

SiSoft Sandra

 

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The P55DE3 is able to keep up with the rest of the P55 pack in terms of HDD (really, SSD) speed.

 

Everest

 

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Stock HDD Performance

 

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Overclocked HDD Performance

 

Again, HDD speed is where it needs to be.

 

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