Intel® Solid State Drive Toolbox

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The Intel® Solid-State Drive Toolbox (Intel SSD Toolbox) provides the following functional
capabilities:

  • Accessing Intel SSD management features (Intel® SSD Optimizer, System
    Configuration Tuner and Secure Erase)
  • Reporting the drive identification data for Intel SSDs, as well as other drives.
  • Accessing the Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (SMART)
    attributes for Intel SSDs, as well as other drives.
  • Checking the SMART thresholds and viewing recommended actions for Intel
    SSDs, as well as other drives.
  • Running diagnostic scans on Intel SSDs to check for any READ or WRITE
    errors.

When opened, the Intel® SSD Toolbox displays the following screen with the
name and capacity of each drive on your PC, as well as the following options:

  • Intel SSD Management Tools – Enables monitoring and managing of
    any Intel SSDs associated with this computer.
  • View Drive Information – Displays the model number, serial number
    and firmware number for each drive on the system. It also lists the ATA
    and SATA capabilities for the selected drive.
  • Check SMART Attributes - Lists the SMART features and their respective
    thresholds, and, if necessary, indicates any action to take.
  • Run Fast Diagnostic Scan – Analyzes the first 1.5 GB of an SSD to
    determine whether there are any READ or WRITE errors.
  • Run Full Diagnostic Scan – Analyzes the complete SSD to determine
    whether there are any READ or WRITE errors or any bad blocks.

Before initiating the Intel SSD Toolbox installation, be sure to read and precisely follow the instructions included in the Intel SSD Toolbox User Guide, Readme, and Release Notes. There is also a Frequently Asked Questions document available here. You may wish to print these instructions for easy reference.

The User Guide and Readme.rtf file include the Intel SSD Toolbox installation instructions.

If you need any assistance with the Intel SSD Toolbox installation or experience issues, please contact Intel Customer Support.

NOTE: Installing this version of the Intel SSD Toolbox will over-write any previous versions of the SDD Toolbox that are on your system.