Disk Speedup is a software application whose purpose is to optimize your disk drive by defragmenting it and removing obsolete files, and view detailed information about your HDD.
After completing a seamless installation process, you are met with a tabbed layout which enables all types of users to quickly access all the available options, as well as work with it without encountering any issues. Comprehensive Help contents are provided online.
First and foremost, you can scan the hard drive, and display the fragmentation percentage, largest contiguous free space, number of non-optimized files and if defragmentation is recommended. It is also possible to view a detailed report and start the defrag process.
You can also scan your HDD for junk and temporary files, and empty directories. Results are going to be displayed as a list, and you can open an item, view its properties and go to its source folder, with just a click of the button.
It is possible to look for duplicate files in a custom location and remove detected documents with ease, as well as view S.M.A.R.T. attributions and details such as firmware version, serial number, capacity and buffer.
You can monitor the read and write speed of the disk, as well as perform a benchmark, so that you can view minimum and maximum transfer rate, access time, burst time and CPU usage. A graphical representation of the process is also available and you can copy information to the Clipboard, save a screenshot to a custom location as a PNG.
Disk Speedup might affect the system’s performance from time to time, depending on the process under way. The environment is user-friendly, tasks are completed in a fair amount of time and there are sufficient options integrated to keep you busy for quite a while. Our tests did not reveal any errors, crashes or bugs.
Overall, it proves to be a pretty efficient piece of software when it comes to improving the manner in which your hard drive works, and learn more about its health.