HD Tach is a low level hardware benchmark for random access read/write storage devices such as hard drives, removable drives (ZIP/JAZZ), flash devices, and RAID arrays. HD Tach uses custom device drivers and other low level Windows interfaces to bypass as many layers of software as possible and get as close to the physical performance of the device possible.
Testing of the USB3 was done using the SUNBEAMTECH Airbox USB3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure. The drive used was a Crucial Technology RealSSD C300 SSD.
Benchmark Results: ASRock is using a Etron EJ168A USB 3.0 controller on the ASRock Fatal1ty Professional. In HD Tach the ASRock Fatal1ty Professional pulled out an Average Read of 117.6MB/s which is only 1.17MB/s behind the leader. The Average Write speed of the ASRock Fatal1ty Professional was 113.93MB/s which is 2.47MB/s behind the top spot.
HD Tune Pro 4.01 is an extended version of HD Tune which includes
many new features such as write benchmark, secure erasing, AAM setting,
folder usage view, disk monitor, command line parameters and file
Our testing of the USB 3.0 performance was done using the SUNBEAMTECH Airbox USB3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure. The drive used was a Crucial Technology RealSSD C300 SSD.
Benchmark Results: Once again the ASRock Fatal1ty Professional P67 motherboard performed great in our Super Speed USB 3.0 testing. In HD Tune the ASRock Fatal1ty Professional had an average read speed of 110.63MB/s which is 2.7MB/s behind the leader. The average write was 110.47MB/s which was only 1.13MB/s down from the top spot.