SMART Utility is an application for Mac OS X that checks the internal diagnostics of hard drives.
SMART Utility 1.0 was released June 15, 2007. In the 9 years since then, every update was free. However, the time has come to charge an update price. Version 4.0 will be a significant rewrite with large additional features. This includes a GUI overhaul. Version 4.0 will be released in approximately six months. Pricing has […]Continue reading
Backblaze has posted their Hard Drive Reliability Review for 2015 . As always some very interesting information there. HGST seems to have the best reliability, but they note they buy Seagate drives because they alert their failures better via SMART. Something to keep in mind!Continue reading