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    Free HD Tune Alternatives

    The best free alternative to HD Tune is CrystalDiskInfo, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to HD Tune and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to HD Tune are CrystalDiskMark (Free, Open Source), GSmartControl (Free, Open Source), UserBenchMark (Free) and smartmontools (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 28, 2021
    HD Tune
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    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. HDAT2 is program for test or diagnostics of ATA/ATAPI/SATA, SSD, USB and SCSI devices.
    2. PassMark DiskCheckup allows the user to monitor the SMART attributes of a particular hard disk drive. SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a feature on a computer's hard disk for providing various monitoring indicators of disk reliability.

    3. CheckDisk is a powerful tool for searching and repairing disk errors. It is quite similar to the ScanDisk tool or chkdsk.exe, supplied with the Windows operating systems (Windows 2000 and higher. Possible with Vista and admin right). You can select either standard or full tests.
    4. Diskovery collects and displays the details of data storage facilities of the computer, including its physical drives, disk arrays, partitions, volumes and mount points.
    5. HDD Guardian provides a Windows front-end for smartctl, a utility which monitors your hard drive(s) and SSD(s) for health status, taking advantage of S.M.AR.T.


      Project has been discontinued per notice:

    6. As the Iometer Users Guide says, Iometer is an I/O subsystem measurement and characterization tool for single and clustered systems.


      Last activity from 2014, see

    7. SeaTools is a diagnostic tool that helps you determine the condition of the disk drive in your external hard drive, desktop or laptop computer.
    8. Anvil's Storage Utilities is a powerful tool that comes packed with many useful features for helping you test the performance of a solid-state drive or hard disk drive.
    9. Aja System Test is an application included with all KONA cards which lets you tune your system to the same high standards that developers do for the best performance.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Check Flash is a tool for testing and formatting flash-drives. It can be used to clean eny evidence of activity on your flash drive by formatting it.With Check Flash you will be able to manage your flash drives by performing different maintenance tests on it.
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