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    Default SSD life utility - new utility to estimate SSD lifetime

    Download application: http://www.ssd-life.com/SSDlife.exe

    Here's my results,


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    The percentage is from S.M.A.R.T

    Come on guys, post yours?!

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    It doesn't recognize my SSD LOL

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    I think the program still needs some work as my OCZ has been up and running since January 3, 2010.

    But a cool little utility once the bugs are worked out.

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    I must be missing something.

    I downloaded the program and when I run it I get a message that it cannot find any SSD. I have a OCZ Vertex as my boot drive and 2 WD 1T drives in raid 0 config. At first I installed the program on the WD drive but when I got the error I uninstalled and then re installed on the SSD. Still get the error. it asks me if I want to save the log file which I did but it did not have any info except the name of the program.

    Anyone have this problem? Any suggestions?

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    Is S.M.A.R.T enabled?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob2701 View Post
    I must be missing something.

    I downloaded the program and when I run it I get a message that it cannot find any SSD. I have a OCZ Vertex as my boot drive and 2 WD 1T drives in raid 0 config. At first I installed the program on the WD drive but when I got the error I uninstalled and then re installed on the SSD. Still get the error. it asks me if I want to save the log file which I did but it did not have any info except the name of the program.

    Anyone have this problem? Any suggestions?
    Bob if you are using a Raid array then you must have the bios setting for hard drives set to raid is this true? If so that is probably why the program cannot find your drive. The hard drive settings in the bios should be configured as IDE and AHCI I believe.

    If ya want to run the raids with older drives while using SSD's for operating system i believe the old drives for the raid should be connected to a Sata or ide expansion card such as a PCI or pcie card...

    Someone please correct me if I am wrong...
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    Nice piece of software.


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    Here's mine...




    Although it doesn't lend much confidence when such a simple program has a spelling mistake:

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    @eido

    How come your health number is not as good (for the amount of work hours & power on) when compared to wheelsdeal? Brand difference or ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    @eido

    How come your health number is not as good (for the amount of work hours & power on) when compared to wheelsdeal? Brand difference or ?
    And why are mine so poor?

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    I'll go out on a limb here and say the program isn't so good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    I'll go out on a limb here and say the program isn't so good.
    The program get its info from S.M.A.R.T.

    There are other SDD health apps. They all use S.M.A.R.T. and will give you the same reading.

    Here's one for Idilinx base SSDs

    http://download.orbmu2k.de/download.php?id=50

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    I'm at 98% in 300 hours.. so my SSD should be dead in 29,000 hours

    That adds up to 3 years since I never turn my PC off.

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