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HD Tune Pro

5.50
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License:
Free Trial
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Publisher:
EFD Software
OS:
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Updated:
Mar 19, 2015
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HD Tune Pro Review

Felix Cheng
Hard drive diagnostic and information utility
A review of HD Tune Pro by Felix Cheng

Hard disks can be somewhat frustrating because in the end, they are rather complex devices and may be prone to technical failure. That's why regular monitoring and diagnostics of hard drives is essential in predicting potential break down.

HD Tune is a diagnostic tool which helps check the current status of your hard drive(s) whether they are external USB devices or physically built-in to your desktop or laptop computer. From the main menu of HD Tune, simply select the drive you want to check from the drop-down menu; you will be given immediate access to the current disk temperature which can be visible from the system tray.

The main and first tab of performance test performed by HD Tune contains the benchmark tests which can be accessed by clicking the Start button and checking the speed of transfer. Other information about your hard drive is available only when using the "Pro" non-freeware edition.

If you're looking for a free diagnostic tool, HD Tune is sufficient in providing some details about your disk drives. Unfortunately, the free version lacks so extra details which may come in handy.

HD Tune Pro is software which can benchmark hard drive speed.

HD Tune Pro features and highlights:
  • Transfer rate test
  • Access times test
  • Health information (SMART)
  • Surface scan
  • Detailed hard disk information
  • Temperature display

HD Tune is licensed as Shareware for the Windows operating system / platform from hard drive software and can be used as a free trial until the trial period ends (after an unspecified number of days). The HD Tune 5.50 demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions and is not necessarily the download of the full version.


This hdd monitoring software is filed under:
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Compatibility with this hdd monitoring software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of HD Tune Pro may be available from EFD Software.

HD Tune Pro has been picked by our editors as very good.
We have tested HD Tune Pro 5.50 against malware with several different programs. Please review the test results. We have not certified this program as clean. [Read more]

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