SMART Attributes

Here you can find information about S.M.A.R.T. attributes used by different hard drive manufacturers and their meaning.

What is the S.M.A.R.T. attribute?

The S.M.A.R.T. attributes are specific properties (parameters) of various parts of a hard drive. S.M.A.R.T. uses attributes to monitor the disk condition and to analyze its reliability (e.g.: the «Temperature» attribute indicates the temperature of the hard disk, the «Power-On Hours» attribute indicates the count of hours in a power-on state, etc.) Various manufacturers may use different sets of attributes.