• iStat Menus 6.2 could break S.M.A.R.T. support in macOS

    iStat Menus 6.2 could break S.M.A.R.T. support in macOS

    According to many reports from DriveDx users and our own investigation – iStat Menus v6.2 breaks S.M.A.R.T. support in macOS for non-NVMe internal drives. Be aware! As a result, DriveDx and any other S.M.A.R.T. monitoring tools are unable to perform diagnostic of internal drives. Note: some users report that previous...

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  • DriveDx 1.8.0 released

    DriveDx 1.8.0 released

    DriveDx v1.8.0 is out! Users “check for updates”. What’s new: Supported more than 100 new SSD models from Apple, Samsung, Micron/Crucial, SanDisk, Toshiba, SK Hynix, Plextor, Corsair, Transcend, Kingston, etc! Improved drive temperature monitoring. To less confuse users by “temperature indicators with failing/failed...

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  • DriveDx 1.7.0 released

    DriveDx 1.7.0 released

    DriveDx v1.7.0 is out! Users “check for updates”. Lots of new features and improvements. This is our special Christmas and New Year Gift to all users of DriveDx! What’s new: Periodic email report at a user-specified time Notifications via macOS Notification Center on macOS 10.12+ Support for new LaCie HDDs Support...

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  • DriveDx recommended by Gizmodo

    DriveDx recommended by Gizmodo

    There is a good article on Gizmodo “4 Ways to Help Your Laptop Enjoy a Longer Life”. It recommends DriveDx as a good tool to “keep an eye on your hard drive’s health (including current running temperatures) and alert you to any potential problems before they get serious”.

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  • When a hard drive fails

    When a hard drive fails

    Here is the good example story of how DriveDx could help: “ Now I just recently experienced a different kind of drive failure. My drive did not crash or get corrupted. It simply stopped working efficiently. On my MacPro desktop I was experiencing major performance slowness. I had rebuilt the OS once or twice. Now

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