HD Tune is a freeware hard disk diagnosis and benchmarking utility for Windows which is pretty cool. You can use it to check on the health of your disk, keep an eye on its temperature and even show the performance of your disk in graphical form. It’s one of those little utilities that could be very useful if you suspect that your disk is on its way out. The company also makes a similar utility for flash drives but it’s not free.
HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions: * Benchmark: measures the performance * Info: shows detailed information * Health: checks the health status by using SMART * Error Scan: scans the surface for errors * Temperature display