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hdparm -t [device] 

tells me the read speed. Is there a way to show the write speed? When I man hdarm | grep write I get flags -F, -n, -r and -W, all which do not provide the desired result I am looking for.

Then is there a way to show read and write speeds with one command?

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hdparm does not have the ability to find the write speed. According to the information under how to test the read and write speeds of a hard disk in linux, you can time a call to dd, or use the tools Bonnie++ and piozone.

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Any idea why hdparm did not implement a write test ?

I use f3probe's f3write to report speed on existing filesystem (not device)

gnome-disk-utility also work but it require UI, see example at:

https://mastodon.social/@rzr/104705031512211575#sdcard

Note numbers are not same.

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