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HD Speed Alternatives

HD Speed is described as 'Measures both sustained and burst data transfer rates of your hard disks, cd/dvd-roms, flash cards/sticks, floppys, etc. Realtime graphical display' and is a Benchmark tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HD Speed for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is CrystalDiskMark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HD Speed are HD Tune, USBDeview, Cross Platform Disk Test and Blackmagic Disk Speed Test.

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

Measures both sustained and burst data transfer rates of your hard disks, cd/dvd-roms, flash cards/sticks, floppys, etc....

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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. 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!.



  3. USBDeview

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Compare read and write speed of USB Flash drives: USBDeview is a small utility that lists all USB devices that currently connected to your computer, as well as all USB devices that you previously used.

  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. FlashBench (USB Flash Benchmark)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    test usb speed.

    Discontinued

    Official website down since December of 2018, app can still be found on third party sites.

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  7. InchWest DiskMark

    • Mac

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

  8. Check Flash

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Check Flash is a tool for testing and formatting flash-drives. It can be used to clean eny evidence of activity on your flash drive by formatting it.With Check Flash you will be able to manage your flash drives by performing different maintenance tests on it.

  9. Disk Bench

    • 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.

  10. Xbench

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Xbench was developed by Spiny Software to provide a comprehensive benchmarking solution for Mac OS X. Xbench is useful not only for comparing the relative speeds of two different Macintoshes, but also for optimizing performance on a single machine.

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