Tag Archives: tester

[v1.30] Speccy – Handy and quick hardware, system info viewer

As the fourth (after CCleaner, Defraggler and Recuva) outstanding freeware developed by Piriform, Speccy is designed to check PC's software (can even detect the system installation date) and hardware info (detailed statistics of each hardware), including CPU, motherboard, RAM, graphics card, hard drive, optical drive, audio...

[v4.47] Victoria – Professional hard disk bad track scanner & repairer

[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.

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).

AS SSD Benchmark – SSD specific transmission speed testing

AS SSD Benchmark is a lightweight performance test tool specially designed for SSD (Solid State Drive) from Germany. It can be used to test all key performance of your SSD, such as continuous reading and writing, 4K alignment (small file transfer), 4 KB random read and write as well as response time, etc. And finally gives the comprehensive score of your SSD.