SMART Utility is an application for Mac OS X that checks the internal diagnostics of hard drives.
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
SMART Utility 3.2.2 has been released, which fixes a bunch of small bugs. Most notably the SAT SMART Driver for external drives has been updated to .10, as well as fixed for working on 10.11. Download for 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), and 10.11 (El Capitan). Note that support has been dropped for 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8. […]Continue reading