I am looking for a program to benchmark whole disk and show access time for different sectors on a disk. (I use HD Tune for that purpose on Microsoft Windows)

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    Could you provide more details like do you mind if it's a paid software or does it have to be free?
    – Tom
    Dec 30 '15 at 23:56
  • hd tune pro is paid software, hd tune is free for personal use. But - i'm looking for alternative to run under linux.
    – undefine
    Dec 31 '15 at 0:17
  • So no preference whether it's free or paid software?
    – Tom
    Dec 31 '15 at 0:48

You can use hdparm, dd, bonnie++, fio, iozone or orion to benchmark your disk on Linux. All these programs are free and open source. See How can I benchmark my HDD?, I/O Performance Benchmarking Linux, and Linux File System Read Write Performance Test for information on how to use them.

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