Drive Sitter

Generally, fatal hard disk drive failures can be classified in (a) failures due to general aging and hardware abrasions and (b) sudden failures because of extreme external incidence (as a fall of or very high environment temperature). Apart from the latter, between 60% and 70% of all sudden hard disk drive failures can be forecasted by S.M.A.R.T. technology nowadays if the S.M.A.R.T. status is appraised in regular intervals not larger than 3 hours.

S.M.A.R.T. is the abbreviation for Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology and specifies the ability of modern hard disk drives to measure or record operational status parameters such as ”power on/off cycles”, “number of reallocated sectors”, “head flying height”, “drive temperature” etc. that are known to have impact on the reliability and remaining lifetime of the device.

S.M.A.R.T. attributes
HDD Temperature
Diagnose at a Glance
Alert Notifications
Alert Logs
Health Test
Volumes Info
Raw Values
Hidden or in Tray?
HDD Details
Status Reports



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