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 Post subject: How do I check hard drive health?
PostPosted: July 13th, 2018, 0:16 
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hello,
I've seen posts where people have experienced issues and found out that either the hard drive or the SATA cable was wearing out. It showed up with a lot of green and red squares. It's instantly recognisable. I've had similar issues, and being a bit of a macgyver, I don't fix until it absolutely needs fixing. Which is now. The computer is running slowly when loading things. It's bad, real bad, which it shouldn't be since I use SSD's and HWMonitor says 100% life expectancy.

Is the square thing a dedicated program or is it build in function on Windows? I haven't been able to find it by searching, but I know I've seen it several times here, so I'm asking here.

Thanks.

TL;DR: What's the program that shows red and green squares for hard drive health?


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 Post subject: Re: How do I check hard drive health?
PostPosted: July 13th, 2018, 16:35 
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MHDD, Victoria for windows, etc ... ALL freeware ....

But it's only meaningfull for normal drives.

SSDs should be flash and should have very fast access to each LBA ...

Testing hard disks with some confidence :

Doesn't make much sense to test SSDs with th same sort of tool for HDDs....

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 Post subject: Re: How do I check hard drive health?
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thankyou for the response , it was helpfull


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 Post subject: Re: How do I check hard drive health?
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