Because of the way they are built, the life expectancy of solid state drives mainly depends on the written access times. SSD Fresh is a tool that can help you optimize your system for SSD usage so as to enhance its overall performance, while prolonging the lifetime of the solid state drive.SSD Fresh can retrieve data concerning the characteristics and functioning parameters not only of the connected SSD, but also of all the other storage drives integrated in the system. You can use it to view details about the name of each hard drive, its size, the file system type and the number of allocated partitions.Additionally, it can generate conclusive pie charts to graphically illustrate the used and the free disk space and comes with a function dedicated to extracting the S.M.A.R.T.
parameters of a hard drive, which can help more advanced users identify possible defects so as to prevent hardware failure and unfortunate data losses.Aside from system information, SSD Fresh features a set of options and tools that can aid you in reducing the number of writing accesses to the SSD, so as to avoid wearing them down. What's more, you get a bonus in the process, since some of the configuration settings can significantly increase the performance of your system.SSD Fresh can deactivate Windows functions that cause frequent and important write accesses, thus lowering the lifespan of a SSD. For instance, it can disable the indexing function of Windows, the timestamp reading and storing, the prefetch option, Windows event logging actions.
Moreover, it can block defragmentation attempts, since such operations cause tons of write accesses and are practically useless for SSDs, since they don't affect their performance.SSD Fresh really comes in handy for those who own a SSD and want to get the most of it. It enables you to enable or disable various features that affect the functionality, reliability and lifetime of the SSD.More experienced users will be glad to know that there are a few advanced functions to activate the Windows Trim function and connect the SSD to the computer using AHCI for SATA hard disks.