Back is black metal with matte hair line. It improves the product texture.
Lower left is SATA3 and power connectors. Next is silver laser sticker.
As warranty and internal hardware safety, we better to keep it in original state.
Force Series GS uses popular SandForce SF-2281 controller.
NAND Flash uses 16 SanDisk Mark 24nm ICs, 16GB each.
If you are interested in Force GS internal build, you can search in Google.
The test platform is Intel Z77 chipset, GIGABYTE G1.SNIPER M3.
It?s mid-end gaming series using Micro ATX. It emphasizes audio and LAN chips.
It equips Creative latest CA0132, quad-core audio processor. It supports THX, CRYSTAL VOICE, and etc.
It has 3 PCI-E X16, 1 PCI-E X1. The expandability is very good as Micro ATX form factor.
Also Intel chipset IO performance is better. The SATA3 should have better performance in SSD.
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K
MB: GIGABYTE G1.SNIPER M3
DRAM: CORSAIR DOMINATOR-GT 1866 8GBX2
VGA: Intel HD Graphics 4000
HD: SanDisk Extreme 240GB / WD 1TB 7200rpm
POWER: Thermaltake TR2 600W
Cooler: XIGMATEK HDT-S1283
OS: Windows8 Ultimate 64bit
Single SanDisk Extreme 240GB install at white SATA3 port
None OS system drive without any data. Test at Intel Z77 platform.
HD Tune Pro 5.00
Black Size is the special part of this software. Left side default is 64K and right side is 1MB.
64K - Read - Average 408.7 MB/s Access Time 0.116ms
1MB - Read - Average 521.3 MB/s Access Time 0.117ms
HD Tune Pro 5.00 set Black Size as 1MB almost reaching the best performance.