Hard drive speed test using Linux command line and hdparm - Linux Tutorials - Learn Linux Configuration

In this article we will describe some simple hard drive speed tests you can perform using your Linux system and command line tool hdparm. hdparm tool is an easy to use tool to quickly asses your hard drive’s speed. When performing speed tests hdparm disregards files system currently in use as it writes to a raw device.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/hard-drive-speed-test-using-linux-command-line-and-hdparm