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 as 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: The ASUS F1A75-M Pro fell short of the performance of the ASUS P8Z68-V Pro. Though the ASUS F1A75-M Pro was able to pull out an Average Read of 106.9MB/s and an Average Write of 103.0MB/s.
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: In HD Tune the ASUS F1A75-M Pro was able to hit an Average Read rate of 101.4MB/s and an Average Write speed of 99.1MB/s. This isn’t the best performance we have ever seen for Super Speed USB 3.0 performance, nor is it the worst by a long shot.