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Great source for benchmarking Windows disks

This excellent Russian web site has an excellent collection of Windows disk benchmarking tools.  This is very useful for evaluating disks for Oracle databases on Windows platforms:

Fujitsu ATA Diagnostic Tool

OS: Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP 

Download  Homepage


This is a diagnostic tool to help customers speedily verify whether their Fujutsu hard drive is operating correctly.

Fujitsu SCSI Diagnostics

OS: Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP 

Download  Homepage


SCSI Diagnostics is a simple and reliable SCSI diagnostic tool developed by Fujitsu verifying the condition of your Fujitsu SCSI Hard Disk Drive. It checks S.M.A.R.T. information and performs a series of tests.

IBM-Hitachi Drive Fitness Test

OS: Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP 

Download  Homepage


The Drive Fitness Test (DFT) provides a quick, reliable method to test SCSI and IDE hard disk drives.

Maxtor Powermax 4.09

OS: Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP 

Download  Homepage


The Powermax utility is designed to perform diagnostic read/write verifications on Maxtor/Quantum hard drives.

Maxtor SCSIMax

OS: Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP, DOS 

Download  Homepage


SCSIMax is a diagnostic utility for all Maxtor/Quantum SCSI hard disk drives supporting Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T). This test will determine hard drive integrity in a short period of time, with a high degree of confidence.

Quantum Data Protection System

OS: Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP 

Download  Homepage


QDPS is a diagnostic utility for Quantum SCSI hard disk drives supporting S.M.A.R.T. technology.

Samsung Diagnostic (SHDiag)


Download  Homepage


This program is used to diagnose the disk when the SAMSUNG hard disk (supported models) is suspected to have failures. It is strongly recommended to back up your data before using this program!

Samsung Drive Diagnostic Utility (Hutil)


Download  Homepage


Hutil (The Drive Diagnostic Utility) is made with the aim of testing a Samsung hard disk drive while it is installed inside a PC, regardless of the status of user's operating system.

Seagate SeaTools

ОС: Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP/DOS/Linux 

Download: Online, Desktop (3.1Mb), Enterprise (2.8Mb)


SeaTools Suite is Seagate's exclusive disc drive diagnostic software designed to troubleshoot most Seagate hard drive issues. It consists of 3 versions: Online, Desktop and Enterprise.

Western Digital Data Lifeguard

OS: Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP 

Download  Homepage


Western Digital Data Lifeguard was written specifically for Western Digital EIDE hard drives.

Western Digital DLG for Windows

OS: Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP 




This is a Windows version of the Data Lifeguard Diagnostics utility. The utility can perform drive identification, diagnostics, and repairs on a Western Digital FireWire, EIDE, or USB drive. In addition, it can provide you with the drive's serial and model numbers.


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