WD Black SN750 1TB Solid State Drive (with Heatsink) Review

WD SSD Dashboard
This drive supports WD’s SSD Dashboard software. This newer version of the software has a unique feature which is a toggle for “Gaming Mode”. What this does is disables power states 3 and 4. So you won’t have to worry about your SSD needing to “wake up” before processing data. Also on the main screen of the dashboard you have a listing of the firmware version you are running, a capacity graph, volumes, life remaining, temperature, and interface speed.

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Moving on to the performance tab there is a live performance monitor that shows you not only transfer speed (MB/s), but also IOPS.

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Under the tools section you can update the firmware, do a secure erase, run diagnostics, and see the drive information.

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In the setting section you can make sure the software is up to date and you can of course check for updates.

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Finally under the help section there are links to the online support page, user forums, and the user manual. You can also generate a report about the drive if you are having issues with it.

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