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Old Oct 13, 2010, 02:56 PM   #1
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Testing Hard Drive Read/Write Speeds

What is the standard tool to test your hard drives read/write speeds? I'd like to test my new SSD to see how fast it really is.

I've heard you cant trust XBench for that which is the only thing I have to use.
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Old Oct 13, 2010, 02:59 PM   #2
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AJA System Test (third application from above)
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Old Oct 13, 2010, 03:03 PM   #3
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AJA System Test (third application from above)
http://www.aja.com/products/software/
Awesome, thank you. What is the suggested file size and Video Frame rate that I should use? I'm assuming that affects the outcome?
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Wow! So the larger file size you use and the larger video frame rate the better the result you get. I guess it puts your drive to work harder to see how fast it reall can be.

I did the 1GB file at 1920 x 1080 10 bit and got ...

Read 270.1
Write 254.6

Smokin!!!
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Wow! So the larger file size you use and the larger video frame rate the better the result you get. I guess it puts your drive to work harder to see how fast it reall can be.

I did the 1GB file at 1920 x 1080 10 bit and got ...

Read 270.1
Write 254.6

Smokin!!!
how do you know its smokin? it might be bad unless you compare to others :P
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