Thanks for you comments, we appreciate your confidence in Intel products and the feedback you may provide based on your experience with the Intel® SSD 750 Series.
Here are some pointers related to the topics you mentioned:
- For optimal operation and compatibility of the Intel® SSD 750, please make sure you Download Intel® Solid-State Drive Data Center Family for NVMe Drivers. Installing the latest driver may improve the interaction with the different management tools.
- In addition to the driver, Intel provides three different tools for the 750.
Intel® SSD Toolbox: Graphical interface for management, monitoring and firmware updates in Windows*.
Intel® SSD Data Center Tool: Command Line interface tool for management, monitoring and firmware updates for Windows* and Linux*.
Intel® Firmware Update Tool: Bootable tool to update SSD firmware (OS independent).
- The Intel® SSD 750 Series has received different firmware updates since its release in order to improve the drive behavior, at this point, the firmware upgrades often address specific issues and these changes may not be so visible if your SSD is already working correctly.
- As you mentioned, the toolbox does not include performance benchmarking functions, however, we have noted your feedback about this. Currently, you can use 3rd party tools to monitor drive performance, like Iometer, Crystaldiskmark, or other applications designed for this purpose.