Hard drives and SSDs work without any problems for years, but their health and performance should be checked regularly to prevent any data loss due to unexpected failure. There are several applications available for checking hard drive’s health on Windows, here is a new tool called HDDExpert.
HDDExpert is a freeware tool to monitor your hard disk and SSDs health and performance. It checks S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) values of internal ATA/IDE hard disk drives as well as sector errors and then interprets their values. This value gives status of your disk.
The application has a user-friendly interface, so anyone can easily get to know the details of their hard disks and SSDs details such as failures, health, performance and temperatures.
It recommends maintenance (fans upgrade, spare purchase, backups and more) depending on the amount of failures detected on your hard drives, so you can make a quick decision.
Features of HDDExpert:
– Clear S.M.A.R.T. attribute decoding
– S.M.A.R.T. attribute classification : failures, health, performance, temperatures,..
– Maintenance recommendations : Fans upgrade, Spare purchase, backups, depending on failures
– User-friendly interface
The app supports Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows XP. You can download it free at developer’s website.