More and more PC users are replacing their old Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) with Solid State Drives (SSDs) to get better read and write speed and to improve overall PC performance. Other than fast read and write speed, SSDs have a long lifespan than traditional HDDs.
Most of the Solid State Drive manufactures offer free tools to update product firmware and view detailed product information. But if you’re looking for a free tool to check out the health of the drive, you should check this free and portable tool.
SSDLife for Windows 10
For those users who are using Solid State Drives, here is a small utility to know the SSD health condition and get drive information. SSDlife is a small application for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 10 to get SSD health status, estimated lifetime, and other technical information such as total work time, free size, total powered on times, etc.
This utility is very simple to use and lets you export all the details in a text file. A paid version of this software is also available with advanced features. But this free version of SSDlife is good enough for most of PC users.
This Solid State Drive health checking tool is compatible with most SSDs out there, including drives from Intel, Kingston, OCZ, Apple, Corsair, and Western Digital. This is a freeware, and supports both x86 and x64 versions of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.
A Pro version of the software is also available with additional features such as an option to schedule health check and view S.M.A.R.T attributes. A portable version of the software is also available for those users who would like to check the health of the SSD without installing the software.