Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
7,247 Reviews & Articles | 52,574 News Posts


By: Chris Ramseyer | Accessories in Storage | Posted: Apr 7, 2010 9:14 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: VIZO



Version and / or Patch Used: 3.0 Technical Preview
Developer Homepage:
Product Homepage:
Download here:


CrystalDiskMark is a disk benchmark software.


Key Features:-


* Sequential reads/writes
* Random 4KB/512KB reads/writes
* Text copy
* Change dialog design
* internationalization (i18n)


Note: Crystal Disk Mark 3.0 is not available to the public yet, but the Technical Preview does allow us to test 4K performance at queue depths of 4 and 32 in addition to 1. The current release Crystal Disk Mark only shows us QD 1.




It would appear that USB 3.0 lacks support for queue depth changes found in NCQ. This is going to hamper the transfer of small files when you are pulling several from a drive using USB 3.0.




The Indilinx Barefoot lacks almost all support for NCQ while writing data, so the test shows the maximum speed across the chart for 4K queue depths. Here we can still see the wide difference in sequential and 512K speeds between the onboard USB 3.0 and the VIZO solution.


    PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.

    United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.

    United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.

    Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.

    We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Related Tags

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts
View Our Latest Videos

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases