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GIGABYTE A55M-S2V (AMD A55) mATX Motherboard Review - SSD Benchmarks

GIGABYTE sends us our first A55 motherboard and we see what the lower end chipset offers when compared to the A75.

By: | Socket FM1 in Motherboards | Posted: Oct 11, 2011 1:07 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.70.1400

Developer Homepage: http://www.aida64.com

Product Homepage: http://www.AIDA64.com

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Replacing Everest in our labs is AIDA64. This new testing suite is from the core development team from Lavalys and continues that tradition. The guys have thrown in better support for multithreaded CPUs as well as full 64 bit support. We use this to test memory and HDDs for now, but may find ourselves opening this up to other areas of the motherboard.

 

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HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 4.61

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

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

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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.

 

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A lot like our USB 3.0 testing, we use a SATA III drive in our tests. Like we've mentioned a few times, though, SATA III isn't actually supported on the A55 chipset and for that reason you see performance is slower than our A75 boards which have our SATA III drive on SATA III ports.

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