How to Find Out The Read & Write Speed of USB Flash Drives/Hard Drives Correctly

Test the Speed of Your USB Flash DrivePortability, accessibility, affordability and portability have contributed to the wide use of USB Flash Drives as a storage medium now. Most of us today own a USB Flash Drives. The storage capacity is not the prime factor for a USB Flash Drives to consider it to be good. There are many other factors such as durability, price and Performance that comes into account. Among this three the Performance comes first because performance is related with time eg. if we choose two USB Flash Drives a 4 GB and 16 GB. The 16 GB Flash Drive will be always behind the 4 GB Flash Drive when it comes to performance in most cases. So our job gets done quickly with the 4 GB Flash Drive. Here i will tell how to Test/Find out the Read and Write Speed of any USB Flash Drive easily and accurately.

Most of the people analyze the potential of a USB Flash Drive just by seeing its design and price. But this is wrong as some Flash Drives will be really slow. So we must be able to choose the correct USB Flash Drive which performs really well and give good bang for the buck.

How to Test/Find out the Read and Write Speed of any USB Flash Drive/Hard Drives

USBDeview is a nice software that will help to Test/find out the Speed of your USB Flash Drives. USBDeview was meant for finding out which all USB drives are used on a computer. The speed testing feature comes with it.

The software comes with a very simple interface and is easy to use for beginners too. When you run the software it will list all the USB devices connected to your computer.
To Test/Find out the Read and Write Speed of any USB Flash Drive just right click on the required flash drive from the shown list and select Speed Test.

How USBDeview to Test/Check the Read and Write Speed of USB Flash Drive/Hard Drives
Find Out The Read & Write Speed of USB Flash Drives,Hard Drives Correctly
USBDeview checks the read/ write speed of the USB drives by sequential read and write operations because the drive shows the maximum speed when copying a single file than copying multiple files of same size. For eg. Copying a 2 GB single file is much faster than copying a lot of files with all together make 2 GB and generlly this is the case with almost all storage devices.

After the speed of your USB device is recorded by USBDeview an option will be displayed called “Publish Test Result “. Clicking this will submit your Read/Write Speed of your USB device with their records which have information submitted by various users of USBDeview. So you can easily compare your device with other USB devices too. USBDeview is free, portable and small in size about (59.13 kb).

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