GIGABYTE G1 Assassin X58 Motherboard Review

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USB 3.0 Performance Testing

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.

HD Tach

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.

GIGABYTE G1 Assassin USB3 HD Tach Benchmark Results

Benchmark Results: The GIGABYTE G1 Assassin X58 motherboard had an average read of 119.87MB/s and an average write of 116.97MB/s. This was enough to edge out all of our boards USB 3.0 performance.

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
benchmark.

HD Tune

HD Tune

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.

GIGABYTE G1 Assassin USB3 HD Tune Benchmark Results

Benchmark Results: The GIGABYTE G1 Assassin has definitely brought its A-game for the USB 3.0 Performance testing. The Average read was 114.5MB/s and the Average write was 112.17MB/s, more than enough to edge out the competition by a small margin.

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