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fio is described as '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' and is a Benchmark tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to fio for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is CrystalDiskMark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like fio are UserBenchMark, AS SSD Benchmark, Cross Platform Disk Test and Blackmagic Disk Speed Test.

fio alternatives are mainly Benchmark Tools but may also be Hard Disk Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of fio.
This page was last updated Apr 1, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
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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...

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  1. CrystalDiskMark

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

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

  2. UserBenchmark is a free all-in-one benchmarking application. Benchmark your CPU, GPU, SSD, HDD and USB Drives then compare results with other users and see which parts you can upgrade together with the expected performance improvements. CPU benchmarks bias toward Intel.



  3. AS SSD Benchmark

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    With AS SSD Benchmark you can determine your SSD drive's performance by conducting several specific tests.

  4. Cross Platform Disk Test

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    Measuring storage performance (SSD, HDD, USB Flash etc.) and RAM speed across Windows, macOS, Linux and Android devices.

  5. Blackmagic Disk Speed Test

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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.



  6. Vdbench

    • 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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  7. Iometer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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/

  8. InchWest DiskMark

    • Mac

    Test the performance of your flash (pen/usb), solid state, hard disk drives in just 60 seconds.

  9. IOzone

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    IOzone is a filesystem benchmark tool. The benchmark generates and measures a variety of file operations.

  10. Diskspd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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