Anyone know of a good disk benchmark tool for older Macs? Ideally the 68k / System 7 era, but something that can also run on PPC OS 9 would be great too. I want to get an idea of hard drive vs various SSD options. Particularly, I want to add an SSD to my SE/30 and PowerMac 5400, and want to see what the differences are.
On these systems you are far more limited by extremely slow bus speeds vs. hard drive/SSD.
An SSD in one of these systems is really a waste of money. There are adapters that take Compact Flash cards which people use, but these are more about convenience of getting a heap of software onto something that is portable and easily taken to another machine rather than "raw" speed.