Tag Archives: hard drive speed

Benchmarking your hard drive

ATTO – “The industry’s leading provider of high-performance storage connectivity products” has great products and an excellent benchmarking utility that measures your hard drive’s I/O read/write ability. Here’s a quick look at a laptop with Windows 7 vs. Server 2008 R2 … Continue reading

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Hard Drive Freeware

The HD Doctor Blog has dozens of Freeware utilities for hard drive information and maintenance. Go check it out.

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Measure your hard drive speed using Winsat

When tweaking your computer, you can use typical utilities found in one of our most active posts or you can use Winsat.   Winsat will not give you fancy graphs but it will give a Windows rating and a time … Continue reading

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Measure Your Hard Drive or Network Transfer Speed

DiskBench was designed to measure your hard drive speed but can be used to measure your network transfer speed realistically.  With DiskBench, you can use this freeware utility to measure your hard drive speed in my opinion more in accurately … Continue reading

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Improve your laptop hard drive speed

This tip has been around for a while but your risk data loss in a power failure if your computer isn’t on a UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) is increased.   Because laptops have a battery, this can be an ideal … Continue reading

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Improve Hard Drive Performance in Windows 7

You may be able to improve your hard drive’s performance in Windows 7 by using this registry tweak.   Like any registry tweak, you should have all of your files backed up and make a restore point before trying this … Continue reading

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Test Your Hard Drive Speed With Windows 7’s Device Manager

Don’t forget, the fastest hard drive without IPv6 ….check your network  info here Partition your HDD to improve performance.  Web Server Example. Do you have a SSD Drive?  Here’s the optimization tips. Test Your Hard Drive Speed With Windows 7’s … Continue reading

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