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Looking for the best hard drive speed benchmark tool

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Hi, i've finally got my hard drives installed the way I want:

2 x Crucial C300 64gb SSD - In RAID 0
2 x WD 7200rpm Caviar Blue 320gb - In RAID 0

I want to test my read and write speeds, what are the best tests?
 
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For SSD's use ATTO. Do not run a lot of benchmarks on SSD's as it degrades them.
 
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Don`t use those for ssds. Use atto. Everyone around here uses crystal disk mark as well tho` I don`t think ur supposed to.
 
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Does it really degrade them? And this might sound a stupid response but how does it? Thanks for your fast replies!
 
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Gotta get going but at least a quick answer—yes benching does degrade SSDs in the same way that regular use does ... but faster. How much faster can vary widely from SSD to SSD.
 
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Thanks! Won't run tests more than once then lol! That would be just my look finally get it all working and then have to replace the ssds!