When you purchase a “new” hard drive, you’d better check how long it has been used, especially if you purchase online, like eBay. Then how to determine the hard drive working time?
Two ways to determine the hard drive working time
1. By data recovery software
We have discussed before in Data Security category, even if you deleted files or format the partitions, the files still can be recovered by data recovery software, where we have introduced free data erase software.
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There are many free software diagnostic tools available to test and help you determine what, if anything, is wrong when you suspect there may be a problem with a hard drive.
Memtest86+: One of the most well known memory and CPU testing software out there. This program has gained a ton of new features over the last 2 years and is simple to run. Great for memory diagnostics. Download Now
Western Digital Hard Drive tools: Supports Western Digital Hard Drives. This product helps in More >
HD Tune was designed as a HDD application.
Benchmark: measures the raw performance Transfer Rate Access Time CPU Usage Burst Rate Hard Disk information which includes firmware version, serial number, disk capacity, buffer size, transfer mode Hard Disk Health S.M.A.R.T. Information (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) Temperature Power On Time Copy text to clipboard Copy screenshot to clipboardHard disks are among the lowest-priced computer components but their More >