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There are a couple useful utilities on Linux to test disk input/ouput.

Sequential Disk Access: hdparm

The hdparm command will test sequential disk access and can be used with the below command. Replace /dev/sda1 with the mounted disk you would like to test such as /dev/hda1.

hdparm -t /dev/sda1

The results will output similar to the below.

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