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Having a problem with a hdd

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Hello, I am having a problem with a 1TB Hitachi hdd which today didn't seem to perform well.
Had to clean the system a little then it started working alright. Should I worry about this problem?
Here is a crystal disk info ss:
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Check the hdd for bad sectors :)
 
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It says no errors were found. Crystal Disk Mark still shows Caution.
 
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Those are sectors relocated to the spare area, they won't show up on a surface scan. The drive does that to deal with sectors in which it can recover information, but are obviously about to fail. It transparently remaps the sectors to a different area of the disk reserved for such things.

My advice: Check it regularly for a couple of months, make sure it doesn't go above 5 reallocated sectors. If it doesn't, it's likely a simple bump or something caused those, the drive dealt with it, and is otherwise still solid. If it goes up though, it's a sign of a larger issue.

Slightly offtopic note: I've never had very good luck with Hitachi's Deskstar line. Their UltraStar line is crazy good, but noisy as heck because it's designed for servers unfortunately.
 
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just check is that any lose data, suddenly no responding, weird spinning up and down, or the bad is clicking.
but i suggest do backup since you dont know how long it will last, some people run it for years but some get it worse in shorter time
 
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