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Do I replace my hard drive?


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May 13, 2020
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So I'm honestly just wondering if I really have to replace my hard drive cause my PC is starting to have too many errors relating to my HDD...
Dec 23, 2012
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You should otherwise you will lose all your data.
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So I'm honestly just wondering if I really have to replace my hard drive cause my PC is starting to have too many errors relating to my HDD...
I had a seagate looking like that lasting for years, even sold it after replacing it, but you should start looking into replacing it indeed...
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Dec 14, 2019
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Reallocated sectors are never a good thing and you can be sure there will be more to come. Replace it while you still get data off of it.
Nov 25, 2019
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Looks like that isn't your system drive, if you don't mind losing data stored in it, you can use it until it dies
Mar 18, 2015
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Id replace the drive.... soon. It's a 2009 vintage HD ...could be as much as 11 years old, it served its Owner(s) well, put it to rest. Performance has changed a lot in 11 years.

We haven't bought a HD in almost 9 years. Every build gets at least 1 SSD and 1 SSHD, as often as not 2 of each

Over last 5 years
SSDs (Mostly Samasung Pro Line) : 0 Replacements
SSHDs (Mostly Seagates) : 0 Replacememts

Over last 8.? years
SSDs: 3 Replacements (one warranty replacement also failed)
SSHDs (Mostly Seagates) : 0 Replacements

Some comparative RMA data
RMA Rates or WD Black = 1.45%
RMA Rates or Seagate SSHD = 1.44%

Boot Times
Boot Time SSD = 15.6 secs
Boot Time SSHD = 16.5 secs
Boot Time HD = 21.6 secs