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Old 06-17-2012, 04:52 AM   #1
kawaikx15
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Any program to test the read/write speed of disk drives and USB?


I would like to know the way I can test the read/write speed of my hard drive and USB..

thanks in advance
 
Old 06-17-2012, 05:08 AM   #2
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Hi, you can test ur disk speed by
sudo hdparm -t /dev/sda

where ,
/dev/sda is ur hard disk similarly u can give ur usb drive name, (It looks like sdb or sdc etc)
 
Old 06-18-2012, 04:07 AM   #3
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simplest mechanism is to divide the filesize with the time taken to copy/write.
check http://www.ubuntugeek.com/bandwidth-...for-linux.html
You can also use ethereal for more granularity of data.
 
Old 06-19-2012, 12:51 AM   #4
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Possibly this http://linux.die.net/man/8/smartctl
 
  


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