Blackmagic Disk Speed Test Alternatives for Windows

    Blackmagic Disk Speed Test is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is CrystalDiskMark, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Blackmagic Disk Speed Test and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Blackmagic Disk Speed Test are HD Tune (Freemium), UserBenchMark (Free), AS SSD Benchmark (Free) and fio (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      IOzone is a filesystem benchmark tool. The benchmark generates and measures a variety of file operations. Iozone is useful for performing a broad filesystem analysis of a vendor’s computer platform.
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    1. 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.
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    2. CCSIO Benchmark measures maximum sequential read/write speed that is realistically achievable for a given file system location, including local drives, remote network shares, virtual/pseudo devices such as RAM disks and encrypted file containers.
    3. Disk Throughput Tester measures a disk's thruput under 32-bit Windows.

      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.

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


    5. This program has made to help see how a hard drive is doing. When a customer's machine is running rather slow, seeing the current speed of the drive helps in multiple ways.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SQLIO is a tool provided by Microsoft which can also be used to determine the I/O capacity of a given configuration.

      Discontinued

      Replaced by Microsoft's open source utility Diskspd. See Diskspd

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    6. 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.

      Discontinued

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

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      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      2U load generation appliance, also runs under a VM, A leading commercial performance validation product for networked storage infrastructure.
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    7. Flash Memory Toolkit is a small package which has some very useful options like file recovery, benchmark and error scanning.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.01, released in June 2011, can be still bought from the official website.

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