January 7, 2006

Testing my Hard Disk –Maxtor 6Y080L0

Posted in Ivyblog, Utilities at 4:47 pm by Jeffrey Guo


Maxtor 6Y080L0 Drive Review

FAQ applies to Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 model

Active SMART - hard drive diagnostic
Active SMART utilizes the S.M.A.R.T. technology to track the status
of the computer hard disks. Its main goal is timely detecting and
anticipating any problems, occurring with the disk, before the danger
of the data loss appears. More…
The user is not aware about imminent disk failure if Active SMART is not installed on the system          Active SMART reports information about imminent hard disk failure to the user
HD Tune V2.50 (Freeware)
HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

  • Benchmark: measures the performance
  • Info: shows detailed information
  • Health: checks the health status by using SMART
  • Error Scan: scans the surface for errors
  • Temperature display
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