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  • HD Tune icon

    HD Tune

    HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions: -Benchmark: measures the performance, -Info: shows detailed information, -Health: checks the health status by using SMART, -Error Scan: scans the surface for...

    Commercial Windows

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    CrystalDiskMark

    CrystalDiskMark is a small HDD benchmark utility for your hard drive that enable you to rapidly measure sequential and random read/write speeds.

    Open Source Windows

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    • CrystalDiskMark is too dependent on where the OS decides to place the file, On a disk that's nearly full, it can place it near the end where the performances is much slower that at the beginning of the disk Guest • Apr 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    AS SSD Benchmark

    With AS SSD Benchmark you can determine your SSD drive's performance by conducting several specific tests. Test the sequential or random read/write performance without using the cache. AS SSD Benchmark reads/writes a 1 GByte...

    Free Windows

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  • UserBenchMark icon

    UserBenchMark

    Still hankering for the day that you pulled your new PC out of the box, plugged it in and it just worked? UserBenchmark is a free all-in-one benchmarking application. Benchmark your CPU, GPU, SSD, HDD and USB Drives then compare...

    Free Windows

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  • ATTO Disk Benchmark icon

    ATTO Disk Benchmark

    The ATTO Disk Benchmark performance measurement tool is compatible with Microsoft Windows. Measure your storage systems performance with various transfer sizes and test lengths for reads and writes. Several options are available to...

    Free Windows

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  • DiskMark icon

    DiskMark

    DiskMark is a small utility that allows you to benchmark your disks and hard drives performance.

    Open Source Windows

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  • AJA System Test icon

    AJA System Test

    Aja System Test is an application included with all KONA cards which lets you tune your system to the same high standards that developers do for the best performance.

    Free Mac Windows

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  • quietHDD icon

    quietHDD

    A tiny system tool to set hard disk's power saving and noise levels (AAM and APM values), especially useful with mobile disks that have strict energy saving settings set by defalt, causing heads to park randomly.

    Free Windows

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  • Macrorit Disk Scanner icon

    Macrorit Disk Scanner

    Macrorit Disk Scanner is a third party disk surface portable tool for scan disk bad sectors which provides you with better options and better performance than Windows native disk scanner. .

    Free Windows

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  • Disk Bench icon

    Disk Bench

    I want to know how fast are my disks really are, in a real life situations. Not in a synthetic benchmarking program that will display figures that I will never be able to meet. The program is using the current filesystem to save a...

    Free Windows

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  • Parkdale icon

    Parkdale

    Get the read and write speed from your harddisks, cdrom devices and network servers in Kilobyte, Megabyte or even Gigabyte per Second. There are three different modes, from easy to advanded.

    Free Windows

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  • Anvil’s Storage Utilities icon

    Anvil’s Storage Utilities

    Anvil's Storage Utilities is a powerful tool that comes packed with many useful features for helping you test the performance of a solid-state drive or hard disk drive.

    Free Windows

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  • Disk Throughput Tester icon

    Disk Throughput Tester

    Disk Throughput Tester measures a disk's thruput under 32-bit Windows.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The product is no longer available on the official website, but last version, 2.2.15.215, released on June 7th, 2012, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.
  • Roadkil's Disk Speed

    Performs disk speed test and provided details about how fast your disks can transfer data. The information provided includes data transfer rate for linear reads, random read transfer rate and the seek time of the drive. An overall...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Last version, 2.0, was released on 14 September 2009, but it is still downloadable from the official website.

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