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ASUS ROG RAIDR Express 240GB PCIe SSD Review - Benchmarks - PCMark 8 Hard Disk Tests

ASUS ROG RAIDR Express 240GB PCIe SSD Review

PCI Express is the future of performance storage, but native PCIe SSDs are rare. Are these RAID controlled SATA products worthy of their high price? (TPE:2357)

| PCIe in Storage | Posted: Dec 6, 2013 3:04 pm
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: ASUS

Benchmarks - PCMark 8 Hard Disk Tests

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.0

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

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/pcmark8

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Note: PCMark 8 Storage benchmark is ideal for testing the performance of SSDs, HDDs and hybrid drives. Using traces recorded from Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and a selection of popular games, PCMark 8 Storage highlights real-world performance differences between storage devices.

 

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So far, we've split hairs looking at performance, but the truth is most of the SSDs we've shown today perform very close to each other when not measuring in microseconds. PCMark 8 does a really good job of keeping SSD testing real.

 

PCMark 8 Storage Bandwidth

 

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Averaged out, and in a different metric, the RAIDR Express is still slow than many of the other top-selling SSDs today.

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