SSD’s remaining Lifespan

Solid State Disks, or SSD, are pretty the norm in computers nowadays. They offer the access speed and vibration/ shock stability unmatched by mechanical hard drives. However, how often do you take note of your SSD’s remaining lifespan or wear leveling count? For me, I peeked at it once in a blue moon and it was too late when the SSD failed.

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IronWolf Health Management on Synology’s NAS

Seagate and Synology collaborated to include the IronWolf Health Management feature into Synology’s NAS. IronWolf Health Management monitors the health of Seagate IronWolf and IronWolf Pro series of hard disks more accurately than the usual S.M.A.R.T utility. Aside from monitoring the drive parameters traditionally used by S.M.A.R.T utility, IronWolf Health Management monitors more than 200 drive parameters that may influence the health state of hard disk.

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