Storage and USB Performance
AIDA64 Engineer is a streamlined Windows diagnostic and benchmarking software for engineers. It has unique capabilities to assess the performance of the processor, system memory, and disk drives. AIDA64 Disk Benchmark determines the data transfer speed of hard disk drives, solid-state drives, optical drives, and flash memory based devices. Download here. We always use the same Patriot Supersonic Magnum 256GB USB 3.0 drive to test USB 3.0 performance.
Kingston’s V300 SSD isn’t the strongest performer so the FANG Battlebox ends up in the middle of the pack. HDD and USB 3.0 performance are both run-of-the-mill so no complaints there.
CrystalDiskMark is a portable storage drive benchmark utility that enables you to measure sequential and random read/write speeds on different block size data. CrystalDiskMark will work with any storage drives including hard drives, SSDs and USB flash drives. Download here.
CrystalDiskMark reveals the strength of the SandForce SF-2281 controller on the Kingston V300 240GB SSD in writing data.