Hard Drive Life Expectancy
April 12, 2018 Jon 14 Comments
Why hard drives fail, and how to extend their life expectancy, including a range of free utilities for HDD care.
This video is a follow-up to my previous show on SSD Life Expectancy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XZNr7mS0iw
Links to the utilities shown in the video are as follows. I have no connection to any of the involved organizations.
WD Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows (also SMART utility):
Open Hardware Monitor (for monitoring temperatures):
CrystalDiskInfo (SMART utility):
HD Tune (SMART utility):
Hard Disk Sentinel (SMART utility):
DiskFresh (data fade prevention):
More videos on computing-related topics can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/explainingcomputers
You may also like my ExplainingTheFuture channel at: http://www.youtube.com/explainingthefuture