25 June 2010

Harddisk and SSD Benchmark programs


CrystalDiskMark is a disk benchmark software.
Download - CrystalDiskMark

CrystalDiskMark 1.0/2.0/2.1 has critical bug!! Please use 2.2 or later.


Key Features

  • Measure sequential reads/writes speed
  • Measure random 512KB, 4KB, 4KB (Queue Depth=32) reads/writes speed
  • Select test data (Random, 0Fill, 1Fill)
  • Theme support
  • Multi-Language support

Important Notice

  • "MB/s" means 1,000,000byte/sec.
Lern More: FAQ

A new benchmark is in the workds for Solid State Drives - AS SSD Benchmark

The benefits of the benchmark are:
* Good precision of results
* Simplicity of use
* Optimized for SSD
* Screenshot-function
* It's freeware

Min. sys req:
* Windows XP/Vista/7
* .NET Framework 3.0
* An SSD to test with 3gb free space on it

Known bugs:
+ You can only abort the test between the measurements
+ If you close the program without ending or aborting the measurement it leaves some temp-files on the partition you have tested

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Some Screen Shots that I took using it on my OCZ 120GB Vertex EX SLC SSD tonight using version 0.8.3451.39214 on a Vertex EX drive that has been used for a number of days: