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  1. Hello everyone i need advice on these toshiba hdd... they are actually hitachi HDS723020BLE640 (these drive are when toshiba buy 3.5 hdd plant from hitachi-WD) before i rarely check their smart until recently i found out one of 2 drives in RAID1(software IntelRST) have Read Error Rate dropped from 100 to 83 other smart status are normal reallocated sectors count, seek error rate, reallocation event count, currect pending sector count, uncorrectable sector count is clear basically the SMART status not showing any bad sign beside "Read Error Rate" i read intel rst can cause Read Error Rate also i read some article saying that its normal for hitachi drive that dropping abit of Read Error Rate (backblaze article?) but i have been using this drive for 28000hours (so it around 3years online)... so well i suspect there is wearing parts on it i need advice regarding this, should i replace the drive soon? or its normal and plus its in RAID1 so it will be fine for a while ? thanks in advance
  2. Around 2-3 months ago I discovered my primary HDD (WD-1002FEAX-00Z3A0, it's a western digital) had 1 write error count. I kept checking everyday (I'm serious) if the value was increasing but it didn't until today. (I did a chkdsk right after I discovered the write error count. Here is the log: http://pastebin.com/3t4yQshw) Today I checked the value as always but to my surprise, the value is 0 (it decreased from 1). I don't understand. Is the HDD going to fail sooner? If not, what happened to that write error count? I'm so confused. Any help is appreciated. Thanks... SMART:
  3. I just moved from Germany to the USA. I packed all my HDs in anti-static bubblewrap and into a pelican case. Re-assembled my PC on arrival. All was well (or so I thought). It seems that I have two drives that, when reading from them, the PC hard freezes. No blue screen, no debugging dump when I reboot.. One drive stores music, and a tip off is that it stutters, it seems the drive has trouble serving up an MP3, and eventually, after enough reads, the machine freezes. I have tried 3 different SMART monitors, all say the drives are fine.. even after they lock up my pc. Does this sound drive related or controller related? Any diagnostics I can run to isolate the issue? Thanks, CE