What does S.M.A.R.T. stand for?

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The S.M.A.R.T. is "Self Monitoring And Reporting Technology". It is a standard interface allowing a hard disk drive to check its status, report it to host system, and provide some estimation for a failure date. To learn more about S.M.A.R.T. technology click here. Q: Are my drives supported by Drive Health? A: All SMART capable drives are supported by Drive Health. For today most of HDDs supports SMART technology and can be monitored by our program. You can find supported model list (not complete!) by clicking here. Q: What is T.E.C.? A: T.E.C. is "Threshold Exceeded Condition" and basically it means a disk failure. When your Drive Health software reports a "Nearest T.E.C." you should consider it as a "Failure date". Q: What is the meaning of the "Nearest T.E.C. unknown" disk status? Is it good or bad? A: If Drive Health shows you unknown T.E.C. date this means your disk drive is healthy! You only need to continue monitoring of this disk to prevent possible unexpected failure in ... more
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