SMART Monitor

KillDisk also supports displaying SMART information pertaining to the disks it sees. This is done simply by navigating to the file menu bar and selecting Tools > Open SMART Monitor. This will open the SMART Monitor window shown below.

Figure: KillDisk's SMART monitor

SMART Information

The SMART Monitor displays a list of all discovered disks and shows the SMART information next to them in table format. The following SMART information is shown as separate columns:

Configurable settings

In the settings tab, these are the parameters that can be configured:

Monitored disks
Here you have the option to either display all disks seen by the system, or only the active (processing) disks.
Refresh Rate
This specifies the interval in seconds between updates to the SMART information displayed when the SMART Monitor is running.

Running the SMART monitor

The SMART monitor can either be refreshed manually or run to keep the information current. To run the SMART monitor, simply click the Start button in the action toolbar. To pause or stop auto-refreshing sequence click Pause or Stop buttons in view's toolbar respectively.