Originally Posted by Vanzagar
Thanks nekrosoft13, gave that one a try, I was expecting it to do more reading and writing, sure comes up quick with a healthy status...
I would actually like something really thorough, that checks and scans the whole drive... anything out there that reads and writes to validate every aspect of a drive (sectors or bits or whatever they call it)... I wouldn't mind leaving it running overnight
that tool only reads, "translates" and show SMART info.
SMART system works in a way that when drive detects bad sector while trying to write to it, data is recorder by SMART, and then that tool will show that drive dected bad sectors.