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    HDDLife Alternatives

    HDDLife is described as 'Modern hard drives are much more reliable than the disks of yesterday. However, they still are extremely complex electronic devices with moving parts that are subject to amortization' and is a hard disk diagnostic tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HDDLife for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and MS-DOS. The best alternative is GSmartControl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HDDLife are HD Tune, Hard Disk Sentinel, smartmontools and H2testw.

    HDDLife is mainly a Hard Disk Diagnostic Tool but alternatives to it may also be Benchmark Tools or Hard Disk Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of HDDLife.
    This page was last updated May 25, 2022
    • Windows
    Modern hard drives are much more reliable than the disks of yesterday. However, they still are extremely complex electronic...
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    1. Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.
    2. HD Tune is a 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!.

    3. SSD and HDD health monitoring and analysis utility for diagnosing and repairing hard drive issues.
      Hard Disk Sentinel vs HDDLife opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Works across Linux and Windows. A very good alternative compared to HDDLife Pro. Very configurable monitoring utilities. I like the feature of monitoring remote NAS Drives as well as email notifications.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    4. 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Data integrity test for USB sticks and other media

    5. Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds
    6. DriveDx is advanced drive health diagnostic and monitoring utility. Unlike most drive utilities, DriveDx does not only monitor the drive’s built-in S.M.A.R.T.
    7. Diskovery collects and displays the details of data storage facilities of the computer, including its physical drives, disk arrays, partitions, volumes and mount points.
    8. StableBit Scanner is a state of the art disk health monitoring tool.
    9. Macrorit Disk Scanner is a third party disk surface portable tool for scan disk bad sectors which provides you with better options and better performance than Windows native disk scanner.
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