Posts Tagged ‘intel solid state drive toolbox’

Intel Solid-State Drive Toolbox 2 – Now with System Optimizer and Secure Erase

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

If you’re thinking of switching over to a solid state drive, you might want to think about picking this up too …

Solid State Drives (SSD) are different from conventional platter based hard drives in several key aspects. The drives do not need to be defragmented for instance. The operating system needs to be configured slightly different as well if the SSD is used as the primary hard drive.


Intel Solid State Drive Toolbox 2 Released

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Sounds like this includes just about every tool that one would need to manage, configure and maintain a solid state hard drive.

Intel’s Solid-State Drive Toolbox is an SSD management tool for the Windows operating system. The program can be used to run diagnostic scans on the solid state drive, view drive information or run the included management tools.

Only the Intel SSD Optimizer was included as a management tool in previous versions of the toolbox (see Intel Solid State Drive (SSD) Toolbox for a full review). The latest release however has seen two additions that add to the value of the free software program.