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In addition to providing information about the users system and SSD product, Samsung Magician also supports advanced features, like SSD performance management, benchmarking for optimum performance, new firmware updates, etc.
This Samsung-proprietary software was designed specifically for Samsung SSD products and is available for any Samsung SSD product, including 470, 830, 840, 840 PRO, 840 EVO, 850 PRO, and 850 EVO SSDs. This software is not compatible with other manufacturers' SSDs.
Integrative Drive Health Check
Access the status of your SSDs at a glance on a real-time basis over many criteria including over-provisioning ratios, optimization rates, and diagnostic scans.
Confirm the authenticity of your drive to ensure you have access to the superior performance and reliability that only comes from a genuine Samsung SSD.
Check S.M.A.R.T. to inspect your SSD and detect possible drive Failure before it happens.
Check that your SSD is maintaining the highest performance possible. Specific conditions such as the test volume, number of tests, chunk size, number of threads, and more can be adjusted to customize your benchmark tests.
Restore the performance of your SSD from degradation by performance enhancement (TRIM) and achieve faster performance through RAPID Mode which is intelligent DRAM caching of data.
Identify and fix potential problems with partial or full scans to maintain your drive’s capabilities.
Resize partitions to ensure your drive has enough free space to effectively carry out routine maintenance, such as TRIM and Garbage Collection. The over-provisioning feature helps the SSD prepare free blocks, which improves performance and extends your drive’s life span.
Customized Power Efficiency
When using performance optimization, you can set four modes according to your preferences: (1) Full Performance Mode maximizes the performance of the SSD, (2) Power Saving Mode increases power efficiency, (3) Standard Mode sets the SSD to use power at a moderate level, and (4) Custom Mode allows you to customize the power usage of your SSD.
Permanently delete sensitive data without compromising the functionality of your SSD.
Unlock and reset your drive to its factory setting by entering the 32- character PSID password printed on the drive label.
Activate Encrypted Drive to protect private and sensitive data. Magician for PC lets you review your drive’s current security settings and helps you with the security setup process.
Information Check & Update
Review compatibility checks and system and drive information, including model name, serial number, and firmware version. In addition, receive reminders and keep track of updates to enhance your drive’s performance.
Features and Highlights
- SecureErase function can fully erase data on the drive in less than 1 minute.
- Update function confirms that the latest firmware is installed from the Samsung website.
- Automatic OS optimization for Superfetch/Prefetch, ReadyBoost, and DIPM settings.
- Benchmarking application tests performance of the SSD, and other connected devices.
- Fully compatible with all previously shipped Samsung SSD drives.