Linux I/O Scheduler Comparison On The Linux 3.4 Desktop
Written by Michael Larabel in Storage on 11 May 2012. Page 2 of 4. 28 Comments

The FS-Mark benchmarks did not produce much variation between I/O schedulers and systems under test.

For the BlogBench write benchmark, for the two SSD-backed systems the Noop and Deadline schedulers were much faster than the Completely Fair Queuing default. For the HDD system the best numbers were with CFQ.