DiskMark Alternatives

    DiskMark is described as 'Test the performance of your flash (pen/usb), solid state, hard disk drives in just 60 seconds' and is an app in the System & Hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DiskMark for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is CrystalDiskMark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DiskMark are HD Tune (Freemium), AS SSD Benchmark (Free), fio (Free, Open Source) and Vdbench (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2020

    1. Compact hard drive benchmark utility with large, simple, and easily readable read/write results.
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    2. HD Tune is a hard disk / SSD utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data and more!.
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    3. With AS SSD Benchmark you can determine your SSD drive's performance by conducting several specific tests.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      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.
      • 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. Disk Speed Test is an easy to use tool to quickly measure and certify your disk performance for working with high quality video! Simply click the start button and Disk Speed Test will write test your disk using large blocks of data, and then display the result.
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    5. As the Iometer Users Guide says, Iometer is an I/O subsystem measurement and characterization tool for single and clustered systems.

      Discontinued

      Last activity from 2014, see https://sourceforge.net/projects/iometer/files/iometer-stable/

    6. A feature-rich and versatile storage testing tool, Diskspd (version 2.0.17) combines robust and granular IO workload definition with flexible runtime and output options, creating an ideal tool for synthetic storage subsystem testing and validation.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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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