Tag Archives: HDD

[v5.70] HD Tune Pro – Representative hard drive test & diagnosis utility

As far as I can see, HD Tune Pro has been the best and most popular universal hard disk testing and diagnostic toolkit all the time. It can show you all the performance parameters of any kind of storage media, including Firmware version, Capacity, Serial number, Buffer size, SATA standard, supported UDMA mode and the supported features like read-write speed, burst rate, … Continue reading [v5.70] HD Tune Pro – Representative hard drive test & diagnosis utility

[v10.2.1] MiniTool Partition Wizard – Intuitive and easy-to-use disk partition manager

MiniTool Partition Wizard is capable of direct performing a variety of nondestructive operations (does not destroy the data stored in hard drive) to disk partitions without restarting the computer. This includes: modify partition size, copy/clone partition, create/delete/format partition, merge/split partition, move/extend partition, change the drive letter, set active partition, convert the format/file system of partition, hide partition, copy protected data on disk, and so on.
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[v4.47] Victoria – Professional hard disk bad track scanner & repairer

Bad sector (bad track) is one of the most common failures of mechanical hard disk (HDD), which usually characterizes hard disk reads/writes slow, system prompts “… I/O error”, program gives “cyclic redundancy check (CRC) error”, etc. In these cases, we need use some specially designed tools to correctly detect whether our hard disk has had bad sectors or not, and nip in the bud.

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[v2.21] Defraggler Professional – Compact and unique disk defragmenter

It is necessary to do defragmentation to hard drive at fixed period, in order to maintain its read/write speed. Windows has built in an “Optimize Drives” already at an earlier time, but its defragment speed and effect are really difficult to satisfy users. So many more powerful third-party disk defragmenters get their markets.

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CrystalDiskInfo – Sought-after hard drive health monitor

The data stored in hard drive is almost always important (also vital for few guys), so it’s necessary to regularly check their health status. CrystalDiskInfo is an open-source, free hard disk detection tool from Japan. It can provide comprehensive health info of HDD/SSD through reading its S.M.A.R.T. data (which can be used to monitor and analyze the health condition of hard drive in real time).
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HDD Low Level Format Tool –Hard disk repair and irrecoverable data destructor

HDD Low Level Format Tool (short for HDD LLFT) is an tiny HDD low-level formatting tool for Windows. Lightweight but powerful and helpful, with very important and significative purposes. Continue reading HDD Low Level Format Tool –Hard disk repair and irrecoverable data destructor

CrystalDiskMark – Minimalist and popular HDD/SSD benchmark tool

CrystalDiskMark is a handy and practical utility designed to test the performance (random & continuous read/write speed) of your hard drive (HDD/SSD) or other storage devices. In order to identify the performance and quality of them, which is especially suitable for the hard disk newly purchased or used for a long time.

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