quietHDD is described as 'A tiny system tool to set hard disk's power saving and noise levels (AAM and APM values), especially useful with mobile disks that have strict energy saving settings set by defalt, causing heads to park randomly' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to quietHDD for Windows, Linux and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is CrystalDiskMark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like quietHDD are HD Tune (Freemium), sdparm (Free, Open Source), Hdparm for Windows (Free) and hdparm (Free, Open Source).
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- HD Tach is a low level hardware benchmark for random access read/write storage devices such as hard drives, removable drives (ZIP/JAZZ), flash devices, and RAID arrays. View 16 alternatives to HD Tach
Last version, 3.0, is still downloadable from Wayback Machine.
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