Samsung SSD life statistics now reportable from Magician 3.2

Discussion in 'Memory and Storage' started by Coup27, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. Coup27

    Coup27 Platinum Member

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    I'm certainly not one of these people who is concerned about my SSD life but Samsung SSD owners will know that normal SSD life type reporting tools don't work on our drives.

    I was reading the release notes for Magician 3.2 just to see if anything other than 840 series support was added and they have added this:

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    It's certainly not a very sophisticated implementation of life and diagnostics but it's better than nothing. The next question is what is the difference between life and status? :confused:
     
  2. kleinkinstein

    kleinkinstein Senior member

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    Alive or dead, and married or single! Ha! I just couldn't resist.
     
  3. Deders

    Deders Platinum Member

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    Status would be how many cells are still functional, Lifetime would be the countdown of doom. Luckily these drives are supposed to last twice as long as most.
     
  4. MrBighouse

    MrBighouse Junior Member

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    Is there a mac version of this tool when you buy the drive?
     
  5. Hellhammer

    Hellhammer AnandTech Emeritus

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    Mac version of the tool is coming early next year.
     
  6. corkyg

    corkyg Elite Member<br>Super Moderator <br>Peripherals
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    And, if S.M.A.R.T. is disabled, then you won't get that info.