SMART

Forum discussion tagged with SMART.
  1. M

    Question SMART test failures on harddrive

    Hi all, i have probably problem on my system with SMART failures on my harddrive. There is used OS: SLES 11.2 i586. Problem is, that recently there appeared some errors in SMART print of status of my device (smartctl -a /dev/sda) i am attaching. I am interested what mean errors mentioned in...
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    Question Is my brand new Seagate Barracuda 2TB working well?

    I bought a new desktop a few weeks ago. When it arrived I noticed the Hard Drive was causing a lot of problems and it was slow. I've made a couple of posts on here about the drive itself and I hope this is my final one. I've collected a few diagnostics, tested a few things and now I'm making...
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    [SOLVED] SMART is teling me my hard drive is dying.

    For some reason, out of nowhere I started having massive freezes and lags while playing watch dogs 2, I tried to verify the files and experienced some lags, decided to restart the system after stopping the verification process and my PC forced me to choose a booting device every time I turn it...
  4. JakobFel

    [SOLVED] S.M.A.R.T. won't recognize C drive and Error 55

    Hi all! A while back, I installed an update to CrystalDiskInfo after I had placed a new hard disk into my system. After the software was updated, CrystalDiskInfo quit recognizing my C drive, but would only recognize my new E drive. Piriform's Speccy recognizes both and says that both drives are...
  5. Question Seagate Firecuda 520: SMART'S "Percentage Used" is Above "Data Units Written" / Drive's TBW

    I have a Firecuda 520. This is the relevant section of smartctl 2239 hours is 8,060,400 seconds 510 TB is 534,773,760 MB 534,773,760 / 8,060,400 is 66 MB/s, which is roughly what live monitoring reports for MB writes/s, 24/7. The problem: this drive's TBW is 3600. BUt 510 / 3600 is 14.2%...
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    [SOLVED] Seek And Read Error Rates - Should I Be Worried?

    https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-External-Desktop-Photography-STEL8000100/dp/B01HD6ZLQ6 I bought these drives something like 3 odd years ago or so and although I fully understand these drives are only for backup proposes only, which is what I do. I sometimes, quite often, on a weekly basis upload...
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    Question How do you check how much data written on your disk up to today

    hi i read you can check it from smart but nobody says what smart is and how can i learn this value from it. i have evo 850 and when you open samsung software you can see how much amount of data written on your disk but it doesnt say how old your disk. also it only shows ssd disk's lifetime data...
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    Question Smart TV to Internet via PC's Ethernet

    Hi, I want to connect my smart TV to the Internet via Ethernet through my PC. The reason I want to do so is that I stream media via Ethernet to my TV. But the model does not allow to connect to the internet via WI-FI and keep the wired connection to the media server. It either has one of the...
  9. extreme_noob

    Question HDDScan results

    I've been testing a refurbished 3TB HDD I bought to run in mirror, with an identical drive I already have, in a NAS (Using FreeNAS). Using HDDScan because I've been told that smart information can be erased. I've been running butterfly test for 21 hours, at time of writing this, and it's still...
  10. Question "GMR head amplitude" red on new toshiba HDD

    Yesterday I got new toshiba hdwd130 and its smart is: Should I be worried about this gmr? What I got from googling that its means that its an indicator of drive aging and/or potential electromechanical problems that will lead to bad sectors. The second value (that is 3 on a screenshot)...
  11. [SOLVED] Too many HDD hours?

    So I bought this used Latitude D630 back in 2013 and have been using it as a backup PC ever since. I never bothered to change anything in it except doing a clean Win7 install. When I ran CrystalDiskInfo just now, it shows the HDD (I presume is stock) having run more than 420,000 hours! That's...
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    [SOLVED] [Akai Smart CTV5584] Can't find headphone jack on this TV, only a PC Audio In (both are listed in specifications though)

    Hi all, My mum has this TV and I got her a soundbar for it which has an optical and a 3.5mm headphone output. I tested it at mine on my TV and with a phone and it works perfectly through the headphone jack but on this TV, I can only find a "PC Audio In" that looks like 3.5mm audio but when I...
  13. M

    [SOLVED] Is this an acceptable refurb HDD? (207 degrees F on SMART)

    Hi THW, first time long time. I just got my laptop fixed, and have a new (used) hard drive to show for it. Everything on SMART looks par for the course, except the one thing: max HDD temperature recorded is "97 C" (206.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Without going into my warranty's specifics, do you...
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    [SOLVED] Should I run badblocks on a "new" refurbished hard drive?

    I recently got a refurbished 3TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000. The seller claimed it it has 0 bad blocks. The drive passed both short and extended tests with Western Digital's WinDFT. The drive also passed short and extended tests with GSmartControl. As a side note, I'm suspicious the seller may have...
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    Question Phone won't use extra space from newly installed SD card.

    Installed the card into my Android Smart Phone and formatted it and the phone seems to recognize the card but my phone is still saying "You're dangerously low on space" and I cannot download anything or even receive e-mails due to this. Any help would be great! Cheers, Mike
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    [SOLVED] Which one is better 32" Smart TV or 40" Non smart TV

    i want to buy a new TV for my PC and for watching TV also , well i'm from Algeria and the fancy Brands are expensive here so i going to buy local made TV's , Iris E3 smart TV 32" and Stream 40" Full HD TV Non smart i won't using this TV for gaming since i haven't a powerfull GPU i will use as my...
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    Question smart errors on Raid components

    I was getting IO errors on large/long read operations on the hardware raid array in my fileserver. As the (Startech) controller didn't support SMART I had no idea as to the state of the disks, so I pulled it apart and hooked the disks up to the SATA ports on the motherboard. I'm having issues...
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    [SOLVED] What does1720 Smart Hard drive Detects imminent failure mean?

    I saw this once I booted up my computer. Copyright (C) 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company L.P. Version 2.15.1236. Copyright (C) 2013 American Megatrends, Inc. 4096MB There is an Error in SMART detection 1720-SMART Hard Drive detects imminent failure Failing Drive: SATA (Dark Blue)...
  19. Saminda86

    Question Hard disk S.m.a.r.t error

    "Hard Disk Test" Failed "Hard Disk 1Quick" (303) "Hard Disk 1Full" (305) "Hard Disk 1SMART" (301) System Diagnostics F1 System Information F2 Start-up Test F3 Run-in Test F4 Hard Disk Test F11 Eroor Log ESC Exit for more information,please visit :www.hp.com\go\techcenter\startup What this...
  20. Question how do I fix "SMART detected HDD/SSD failure 6"

    So I decided to put my 'Toshiba 1TB drive' from an older config inside my current one. I checked that the SATA rate was the same and it is. After putting it in I found this error message and I dunno what it means. SMART detected HDD/SSD failure 6 : TOSHIBA DT1ACA100 WARNING! Please back up...