Disk Speed Test

This application will allow you to measure the speed of your input/output devices
Determining the speed of a hard-disk is more like a job addressed to beginners, but Disk Speed Test promises to make everything a lot easier even for beginners.

Especially designed to serve the purpose of measuring the speed of your drives, Disk Speed Test relies on what can very well be considered a minimal interface, with all features grouped right in the main window.

There’s not much to configure after launching the program for the first time, but you’re still allowed to choose the temporary file name that’s supposed to store all information, the file and the buffer size.

The test usually takes less than a minute, depending on your settings of course, but keep in mind that it’s recommended to avoid working on the system during this period.

Disk Speed Test shows writing information, including time, speed and the number of blocks, in a dedicated panel in the main window, with a special option to draw a graph and let you analyze the performance of the selected drive.

Just as expected, the program stresses up the system a little bit, but it works flawlessly on all Windows versions, including Windows 7, without requiring administrator privileges.

All things considered, Disk Speed Test is indeed an easy to use disk benchmark utility, but it doesn’t provide as many options as other advanced solutions on the market. It does rely on a straightforward approach, but it doesn’t even sport a help manual, which is actually one of the most important things when talking about such an app.

Reviewed by on April 7th, 2012

last updated on:
June 22nd, 2013, 4:10 GMT
file size:
1.8 MB
developed by:
David Safranek
license type:
operating system(s):
Windows XP / XP 64 bit / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 2003
C: \ System \ Hard Disk Utils


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Disk Speed Test - The main window of Disk Speed Test enables you to check and view in numeric or chart form the speed of a device.Disk Speed Test - The options menu of Disk Speed Test will allow you to view the log files and manage the sound setings.

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Disk Speed Test measures the speed of the selected I/O device. With Disk Speed Test you will find out in no time the r...

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