CrystalDiskMark Alternatives for Linux

    CrystalDiskMark is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is KDiskMark, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to CrystalDiskMark and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to CrystalDiskMark are Disks (Free, Open Source), fio (Free, Open Source), Iometer (Free, Open Source) and Vdbench (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. A simple open-source disk benchmark tool for Linux distros.
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      sparkydev Best alternative for linux
      Positive comment 10 months ago

      3rd Everybody knows and trusts CrystalDiskMark but it is not for Linux. FIO is for Linux but needs some reading brain to run it properly... and that's where KDiskMark comes into play: Quick, easy and hassle-free :D
      Positive comment about 2 months ago

    2. A GNOME utility for dealing with storage devices. - Create and restore disk images. Perform low-level copies and attach disk images as virtual loop devices.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      fio is an I/O tool meant for both for benchmark and stress/hardware verification. It has support for many different types of I/O engines, I/O priorities (on newer Linux kernels), rate limited I/O, forked or threaded jobs and much more.
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      Provides similar functionality.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

    3. As the Iometer Users Guide says, Iometer is an I/O subsystem measurement and characterization tool for single and clustered systems.


      Last activity from 2014, see

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      No way to use the program on Linux without a secondary Windows installation.
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Vdbench is a disk and tape I/O workload generator for verifying data integrity and measuring performance of direct attached and network connected storage on Windows, Solaris, Linux, AIX, OS/X and HP/UX.
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    4. Linux disk benchmark tool like CrystalDiskMark.
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