Ashampoo HDD Control 2 provides complete monitoring of your hard drive(s). The software supports not only all common IDE and serial ATA hard drive(s), but also provides improved support for external USB hard drives and solid state drives (SSDs). The extended user interface gives an overview of the status of your hard drives’ health, performance and temperature. It also offers lots of technical information on supported features and their current status. Furthermore the software supports the S.M.A.R.T self-test to check for electric and mechanic problems of hard drives as well as adjustment of the noise level and the power management (if supported by the hard drive). Constant monitoring enables the software to recognize a hard drive failure early. Let Ashampoo HDD Control 2 notify you of a possible failure, for example via e-mail, if you are not near your computer.
Benchmark: The benchmark function checks the performance of your hard drive(s) and provides a clear, graphic overview of the performance evaluation and information on data transfer rates and access times. In order to get more information on the performance of your hard drive(s) you can compare your benchmark results with those of other users with the same hard drive model. Therefore a database retrieves online information on the on average achieved benchmark results of your hard drive model(s).