Do you know that you can check you Flash Drive performance by knowing its reading and writing speed. Here are 2 applications with which you can perform this operation.
1) CrystalDiskMark : CrystalDiskMark is a disk benchmark software that is used to check the speed of Flash Drives.
Here are some quick features about this tool :
b) Random 4KB/512KB reads/writes
c) Text copy
d) Change dialog design
e) Internationalization (i18n)
ReadyBoost Performance Requirements :
Minimum performance requirements :
a) Random 4KB reads 2.5MB/s
b) Random 512KB writes 1.75MB/s
Higher performance requirements
a) Random 4KB reads 5MB/s
b) Random 512KB writes 3MB/s
Download Instructions : Click here to visit the download link from the official website.
2) HD Tune Pro : HD Tune Pro is a tool, which includes many new features such as: write benchmark, secure erasing, AAM setting, folder usage view, disk monitor, command line parameters and file benchmark.
System Requirements :
Supported operating systems: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Windows Vista.
Download Instructions : Unfortunately this product is not free but you can download 15 days trial from here.