Diskspd Alternatives

    Diskspd is described as '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' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are nine alternatives to Diskspd for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is CrystalDiskMark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Diskspd are HD Tune (Freemium), fio (Free, Open Source), Vdbench (Free, Open Source) and Blackmagic Disk Speed Test (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 21, 2018

    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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      • 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.
      • 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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    3. 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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    4. 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/

    5. Test the performance of your flash (pen/usb), solid state, hard disk drives in just 60 seconds. DiskMark performs real world speed tests and shows: + Sequential read/write speeds which is the performance you see when copying large files.
    6. 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.
      • 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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