SSD-Z Alternatives

    SSD-Z is described as 'Using a database, it will show information about your SSD, such as the controller, processing tech, NAND type etc' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SSD-Z for Mac, Windows and iPhone. The best alternative is SpeedFan, which is free. Other great apps like SSD-Z are iStat Menus (Paid), Stats (Free, Open Source), eul (Free, Open Source) and Stats Panel (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 1, 2021

    1. SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures. SpeedFan supports SCSI disks too.

      Discontinued

      The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated. Latest version, 4.52, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. iStat is a series of system monitor apps. It's available in different versions: iStat Menus, iStat for iOS and iStat Server as a companion application to the iStat for iOS app that lets you remotely monitor your computers (free for Windows and Mac).
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    3. Stats is a application which allows you to monitor your macOS system. - CPU Usage - Memory Usage - Disk utilization - Sensors information (Temperature/Voltage/Power) - Battery level - Network usage
    4. macOS status monitoring app written in SwiftUI. Highlights - Dark Mode compatible - Big Sur widgets out of the box - Bluetooth battery level - Written in SwiftUI (as much as possible)
    5. A macOS system monitor on your menubar.• Simple •A system monitor on your menubar. No complicated menus or configuration.• Lightweight •
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    6. ZetaWatch is a small OS X program that displays the zfs status in the menu bar, similar to what iStat Menus does for other information. It is fairly well tested, but due to the current state of libzfs and libzfs_core, changes will be required until the API stabilizes.
    7. iMac users who tweak their systems using 3rd party hard disks or solid state disks, are often surprised by an unpleasant aftermath: an annoyingly noisy hard disk fan. Fan management in Apple systems relies on temperatures reported by the SMC system.
    8. Creatures living in your menubar.
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    9. SSDReporter is an application that checks the health of your internal solid state drives ("SSD" aka "Flash Storage"). Since SSDs have a limited life-time determined by the number of write operations, it is important to keep an eye on your SSD status.
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    10. Pluto is a highly refined and customizable at-a-glance system monitor for your Mac. Keep track of what's going on behind the scenes without dropping what you're currently doing.
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