Hard Disk Sentinel

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by Hadron, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Hard Disk Sentinel 5.70.4 Beta Released (May 5, 2021)
    Website
    Changelog
    Download: https://www.hdsentinel.com/beta5/hdsentinel_pro_setup_5704-nvst.zip
    Hard Disk Sentinel Pro beta version 5.70.4:

    - added option to perform hardware self test on NVMe SSDs (if supported):
    Disk menu -> Short Self Test, Disk menu -> Extended Self Test functions can be used on NVMe SSDs when available.
    The Information page confirms if Device Self Test feature is supported by the SSD.
    NVMe self test is possible with
    Windows Standard NVMe controller driver (may prevent too frequent self tests)
    Intel NVMe controller driver or Intel Volume Management Device NVMe RAID controller driver
    Samsung NVMe controller driver
    Micron NVMe controller driver
    JMicron USB-NVMe adapters/external NVMe-USB enclosures with JMicron chipsets
    - option to schedule short / extended self test on NVMe SSDs too (registered Hard Disk Sentinel Pro version)
    - adjusted calculation and reporting lower health on failing / problematic NVMe SSDs
    - improved disk surface test performance for NVMe SSDs: much faster Disk menu -> Read test possible on NVMe SSDs
    (in memoriam Neduddki)
    - improved Disk Repair test: counts and displays the amount of sectors successfully repaired and failed to repair
    - added detection of hard disks / SSDs configured as RAID on LSI LIBERATOR (LSI 9750-8i) controller,
    detect complete disk information / S.M.A.R.T. status of SATA / SAS hard disks / SSDs
    - amount of disk status history increased to allow logging and check back additional of historical status/health/temperature statistics
    - improved status reporting with FreeCom Public-disk external hard disk drives
    - improved detection with some Intel Optane configurations
    - improved compatibility with Intel VROC NVMe SSD RAID
    - improved health detection and reporting of various Sandisk and Crucial SSDs
     
  2. puff-m-d

    puff-m-d Registered Member

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    Hello,

    A new beta version of Hard Disk Sentinel has been released, version 5.70.5.
    Website - Downloads - Changelog
     
  3. puff-m-d

    puff-m-d Registered Member

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    Hello,

    A new beta version of Hard Disk Sentinel has been released, version 5.70.6.
    Website - Downloads - Changelog
     
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