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How to check HDD speed On linux

Here is following command to check hard drive speed

# hdparm -tT /dev/sda

/dev/sda:
Timing cached reads: 15312 MB in 2.00 seconds = 7669.12 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 12 MB in 3.16 seconds = 3.80 MB/sec

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April 28, 2011 Posted by | Tips & Tricks, Unix/Linux | , , | 2 Comments