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I was wondering if there is a specific program that should be used to test a new ssd for stability. I am using AIDA64 to test my CPU, would its built-in hdd test be sufficient?

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I don't think you really need to "test" it. Just secure erase it before you install an OS and you will be fine, if its bad you'll notice right away.
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I was wondering if there is a specific program that should be used to test a new ssd for stability. I am using AIDA64 to test my CPU, would its built-in hdd test be sufficient?

Thanks for any replies!

You shouldn't really do stability testing on an SSD to save it's read-write cycles. But honestly, it's not like running a benchmark suite killed an SSD, so to check your speeds and what not use HD Tune.
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