Monitoring SSD or HDD Health, Benchmark and Performance Tool

HD Tune Pro

HD Tune Pro

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  • Latest Version

    HD Tune Pro 6.0.0 LATEST

  • Review by

    Michael Reynolds

  • Operating System

    Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

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HD Tune Pro is a benchmark/monitoring hard disk HDD and SSD program with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data, and much more. HD Tune Pro is an extended version of HD Tune which includes many new features such as: write benchmark, secure erasing, AAM setting, folder usage view, disk monitor, command line parameters, and file benchmark.

HD Tune Pro is a comprehensive hard disk utility for Windows PC/laptop users, offering a plethora of features to analyze, benchmark, and monitor the health of your storage devices. Whether you're a casual user wanting to check your disk's performance or a professional requiring in-depth analysis, it claims to cater to all your needs.

Hardware requirements: hard disk (internal or external), SSD, USB stick, memory card reader. Due to hardware limitations, some drives may not support all functions. After installation, you can try out the program for 15 days. If you want to use the program after this period you have to purchase a serial number.

Key Features
  • Benchmarking: It provides various benchmarking tools to assess the read and write speeds of your hard drives, SSDs, and other storage devices.
  • Health Monitoring: It offers real-time monitoring of crucial parameters such as temperature, power-on hours, and error rates to help users anticipate potential disk failures.
  • Error Scanning: Users can scan their drives for errors and bad sectors, ensuring data integrity and reliability.
  • File Benchmark: This feature allows users to test the file transfer speed and performance of their storage devices.
  • Disk Information: It provides detailed information about the installed drives, including model, firmware version, capacity, and interface type.
What's New
  • Basic tests: added option for continuous testing
  • Erase: range can be specified
  • Monitor: transfer sizes of 128 KB to 2 MB added
  • Save options: current pass can be specified
  • Improved temperature detection
  • Added command-line option to list all available drives
  • Info: improved volume detection
  • Folder Usage: improved volume detection
  • Added support for more SSD drives
  • Improved support for +4TB disks
  • Added option to restore window position and size
  • Added new warning level
  • Improved support for +2TB disks
  • Added option to scan A: and B: drives
  • Added option to show drive serial number on the main screen
  • Fixed issue with Fahrenheit temperature display
User Interface

It boasts a user-friendly interface with intuitive navigation. The dashboard presents all major functionalities neatly organized, making it easy for users to access the desired features without any hassle. The layout is clean, and the graphical representations aid in interpreting the results of various tests.

Installation and Setup

Installing this program is a straightforward process. Users can download the setup file from the official website or FileHorse and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Once installed, the software prompts users to select the drive they wish to analyze or benchmark, and they can start using the tool immediately.

How to Use
  • Launch the tool after installation.
  • Select the drive you want to analyze from the drop-down menu.
  • Choose the desired feature from the toolbar, such as Benchmark, Health, Error Scan, etc.
  • Follow on-screen instructions to perform the selected task.
  • Review the results and take necessary actions based on the findings.

Does HD Tune Pro support SSDs?
Yes, it supports SSDs and can benchmark, monitor, and analyze their performance and health.

Can I use HD Tune Pro to repair bad sectors?
No, it cannot repair bad sectors. However, it can scan for and identify them, allowing users to take appropriate actions such as data backup or drive replacement.

Is HD Tune Pro compatible with Windows 11/10?
Yes, the software is compatible with Windows 11 and 10, as well as earlier versions of Windows, including Windows 7 and Windows 8.

What is the difference between HD Tune and HD Tune Pro?
It offers advanced features such as real-time monitoring, file benchmarking, and more extensive benchmarking options compared to the standard HD Tune version.

Does HD Tune Pro offer any warranty for data loss?
No, the program does not offer any warranty for data loss. It is recommended to regularly back up your data to prevent loss due to hardware failure or other unforeseen circumstances.

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The program is available for purchase from the official website for a one-time fee of $34.95. Users can also download a FREE trial version to evaluate the software before making a purchase.

System Requirements
  • Operating System: Windows 11, 10, 8, 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Processor: 1 GHz or faster
  • RAM: 512 MB or more
  • Hard Disk Space: 10 MB of free space
  • Comprehensive disk analysis and benchmarking tools
  • Real-time monitoring of disk health
  • User-friendly interface
  • Supports SSDs
  • Affordable pricing
  • Lack of data repair functionality
  • Limited platform support (Windows-only)
  • Interface design could be more modern
  • It's been a long time since there was an update on the official website

It proves to be a robust solution for users seeking to analyze, benchmark, and monitor the health of their hard drives and SSDs. With its wide range of features, intuitive interface, and affordable pricing, it caters to both casual users and professionals alike.

While it lacks certain advanced functionalities found in some competing products, its reliability and ease of use make it a worthwhile investment for anyone concerned about their storage device's performance and longevity.

Note: 15 days trial version.

  • HD Tune Pro 6.0.0 Screenshots

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    HD Tune Pro 6.0.0 Screenshot 1
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What's new in this version:

- Improved interface
- Added status window

- Greater test resolution
- Test range can be set
- Info: More relevant information is shown
- Health: added support for NVMe drives

Error scan:
- Increased resolution
- Added data map
- Erase: increased resolution
- Random Access: Test range can be set
- Extra Tests: Test range can be set
- HD Tune Pro Drive Status: added support for NVMe drives