Any Antivirus Disk I/O Tests?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Brandonn2010, Sep 30, 2011.

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  1. Brandonn2010

    Brandonn2010 Registered Member

    Jan 10, 2011
    Reading around here it sounds like disk I/O from an antivirus is more relevant to the performance impact an antivirus has than just copy rates, boot times, etc.

    So my question is if any test has been performed that shows which antiviruses have the highest/lowest I/O rates.
  2. clocks

    clocks Registered Member

    Aug 25, 2007
    No, they usually don't report like that. I pay a lot of attention to it though. Feel free to PM me if you have a question about a various AV. Posting my thoughts in this thread may make it AvB.
  3. m0unds

    m0unds Guest

    fwiw, if you're looking at taskmgr's i/o read/write bytes counters, it's not the best way to determine the level of *disk* io. it counts lots of types of i/o operations within the system, file, network and device i/o.
  4. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

    Nov 6, 2009
    What about resource monitor?
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