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    HD Tune is described as 'hard disk / SSD utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data and more!' and is a very popular Hard Disk Diagnostic Tool in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to HD Tune for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. Most alternatives are Hard Disk Diagnostic , Benchmark Tools and Hard Disk Benchmark Tools. The best alternative is CrystalDiskInfo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HD Tune are CrystalDiskMark (Free, Open Source), GSmartControl (Free, Open Source), Hard Disk Sentinel (Paid) and UserBenchMark (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 28, 2021
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    HD Tune is a hard disk / SSD utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for...
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    1. Open-source HDD/SSD utility for monitoring S.M.A.R.T. values, disk temperature and other information.
      CrystalDiskInfo vs HD Tune opinions
      Most users think CrystalDiskInfo is a great alternative to HD Tune.
      No percentage information anymore!
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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      doesn't do the quick/surface tests
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    2. Compact hard drive benchmark utility with large, simple, and easily readable read/write results.
      Most users think CrystalDiskMark is a great alternative to HD Tune.


    3. Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.
      GSmartControl vs HD Tune opinions
      Most users think GSmartControl is a great alternative to HD Tune.
      no read/write graphs per offset
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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      Cyrille GSmartControl just carries all it takes control/check disks or SSDs for defects. Same for its cli part 'smartmontools'.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

      2
    4. SSD and HDD health monitoring and analysis utility for diagnosing and repairing hard drive issues.
      Hard Disk Sentinel vs HD Tune opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Comprehensive surface testing and repair with graphical display and performance graphics.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      no performance graphs per offset
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

      -1
    5. UserBenchmark is a free all-in-one benchmarking application. Benchmark your CPU, GPU, SSD, HDD and USB Drives then compare results with other users and see which parts you can upgrade together with the expected performance improvements. CPU benchmarks bias toward Intel.


    6. The smartmontools package contains two utility programs (smartctl and smartd) to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built into most modern ATA and SCSI harddisks.
      smartmontools vs HD Tune opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Provides accurate SMART data via CLI with granular control of the data. Unlike other software that attempts to replicate or shorten the data provided by drives, Smartmontools is legitimately capable of interpreting and displaying accurate and up to date information and interfaces appropriately with drives.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      ab1 no benchmarks, no ways to test blocks
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    7. Victoria is a small application designed to assess performance, test and perform minor repairs to your IDE drive and SATA HDD. It's designed primarily for HDD repairmen in stationary conditions and is not intended to test the system hard drive.
      Victoria vs HD Tune opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      ab1 Victoria is about recovery, only one benchmark
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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      Data integrity test for USB sticks and other media
    8. With AS SSD Benchmark you can determine your SSD drive's performance by conducting several specific tests.
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