• DriveDx 1.8.2 released

    DriveDx 1.8.2 released

    DriveDx v1.8.2 is out! Users “check for updates”. What’s new: Fixed Disk Free Space Monitoring on Bootcamp volumes, Improved Disk Free Space Monitoring email reports, Improved temperature monitoring for SSDs, Improved detection of drives behind some RAIDs and USB/Thunderbolt HUBs/multiport docks, Full change log...

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  • 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 1.6.0 released

    DriveDx 1.6.0 released

    DriveDx v1.6.0 is out! Users “check for updates”. This is the big update with lots of new features and improvements. DriveDx now supports NVMe SSDs. What’s new: Clipboard support, user can copy (right-click) drive general info fields (serial number, model, size, volume names, etc.) Imporved compatibility with...

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  • DriveDx v1.5.1 released

    DriveDx v1.5.1 released

    DriveDx v1.5.1 is out! Users “check for updates”. What’s new: fixed crash on some MacPros with many drives, improved support of SandDisk Ultra II SSDs. Full change log (release notes) is here.

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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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  • Importance of firmware updates for SSDs

    Importance of firmware updates for SSDs

    Here is the good article about the complexity of modern SSDs, an importance of firmware updates and how DriveDx could help – “SSDs are more than simple hard disks (and how I found it out the hard way)“. Here are some quotes: “ Few minutes after the reboot, I placed my MacBook in standby and

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