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Overclockers UK Neuron (GTX 1070) System Review

To test the USB 3.0 ports on the Neuron, I plugged in an OCZ Trion 150 SSD via a SATA-to-USB 3.0 5Gbps adapter, which uses the ASMedia ASM1053 controller. We reviewed the SSD HERE, finding it delivers good speed at a budget price.

Most importantly, it is capable of saturating the USB 3.0 bus, allowing us to test the speeds the USB 3.0 ports deliver. To test this, I ran both CrystalDiskMark and ATTO Disk Benchmark on the Trion 150 drive.

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As you can see, the speeds are right at the ceiling of the USB 5Gbps interface – just what we want (and would expect).

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