Posts with the tag Speed Test

Test Speed Of Partitions (and therefore also Hard Disk Drives)

hdparm

The command sudo hdparm -t /dev/sda on my Samsung SpinPoint F1 HD103UJ returns:

/dev/sda:
 Timing buffered disk reads:  210 MB in  3.02 seconds =  69.63 MB/sec

seeker

Compile seeker (multithreaded) from seeker_baryluk.c using:

gcc -o seeker -O2 -march=native seeker_baryluk.c -pthread

And execute it like this (where the...

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Testing the Data Rate of a Hard Disk using dd – Here the Samsung SP2504C 250GB

If you want to see the read-speed diagram right away, click here.

When I replaced my Samsung SP2504C (250GB) by a larger (and faster one) I copied the full content of the old Samsung hard disk to the new hard disk. I used this opportunity to measure the read speed...

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