Best Program For Testing HDD Health, Speed Etc... Tags: Hard Drives Health Samsung Storage Last response: August 17, 2011 11:06 AM in Storage Share phoenix85 August 17, 2011 5:21:00 AM the hard drive i'm using is a 500gb samsung ive had it for about 4-5 years and it was second hand when i bought, everything seems fine on the pc but i was just wondering if there was a way to see the health of it to know if you might need a new More about : program testing hdd health speed Emerald a b G Storage August 17, 2011 6:35:26 AM usually hard drive manufacturers have a Diagnostic software on their website if you want to run an extended test over several days, you could use a 30 day trial version of Active SMART. http://majorgeeks.com/Active_SMART_d246.html phoenix85 August 17, 2011 6:41:43 AM i was hoping for something quick lol that goes yes its an old HDD buy a new one! lol Related resources Romney again flip flopping on the Health Plan - Forum ASUS Bios 'PC Health ' Location? - Forum Best utilities for system maintenance, speed , recovery, tools, etc - Forum Best program to check GPU temps, etc ... - Forum Are my hard drives OK health -wise? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Gamer-girl August 17, 2011 8:04:19 AM SpeedFan open it, select S.M.A.R.T tab and select drive. Then click on "Perform an in-depth online analysis of this hard disk". phoenix85 August 17, 2011 11:06:57 AM Gamer-girl said: SpeedFan open it, select S.M.A.R.T tab and select drive. Then click on "Perform an in-depth online analysis of this hard disk". thank you! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumTesting the Overheat with a small program ForumOC Basis - help! HT, Speed Step, Turbo etc ForumSSD Windows 7 or 8, C:\SSD D:\ HDD - Symlink C:\Users to HDD ForumRAID issues and Hard Drive testing programs ForumGeneral discussion AMD vs Intel, LGA775, Nehalem, etc ForumFx-8120 fan speed and temps jump up and down like a yo-yo ForumTesting OS with dual and Quad CPU, why does the performance not double ForumBest possible combination for RAID with SSD and HDD ForumHDD use + front panel audio = static noise ForumBSoD after testing HDD ForumWhat is the Best HDD /SDD benchmark program ? ForumHDD speed tester? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumHDD's get slower over time? ForumEXTERNAL HDD More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !