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SSD Health Checker

by: admin October 31, 2011

If you are curious as to how long your SSD will work correctly, you may want to have a look at SSDLife–a fun and potentially useful tool that fetches the S.M.A.R.T status and some other variables and also gives you something like a “death clock” for your drive. It’s hardly an exact science, but it’s […]

New Macbook Pros get TRIM Support

by: admin March 14, 2011

TRIM is a feature that reduces performance degradation over time by erasing blocks prematurely to avoid additional erase/write cycles in subsequent operations. Virtually all new SSDs supports the command, and it is present in Windows 7. Mac users have not been so lucky, but this is apparently about to change. AppleInsider reports that TRIM functionality […]