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Old 01-27-2009, 10:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The computer I have is mabye a 5 month old build I did my self. I think i just destroyed another Hard Drive. This will be the second brand new Hard Drive that has burned out in as little as 4 months. Is there something that could cause so many problems?
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Old 01-27-2009, 11:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Bad luck??? What brand of hard drive? Are you letting them get far to hot?
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Old 01-28-2009, 11:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I doubt its bad luck. lol. both hard drives have been western digital. Yeah, I bet those baby's are getting too hot. Any suggestions on how to find this out?
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Old 01-28-2009, 11:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Is smart enabled? I would advise you switch it on if it is not already, that way you will at least get warnings.
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Old 01-28-2009, 11:29 AM   #5 (permalink)
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it was set to auto in my bios. So i changed it to enabled mode.
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Old 01-28-2009, 11:39 AM   #6 (permalink)
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There are some freeware apps that will alow you to check temps on HDD from what I understand. Might be something to look into. Get with western digital and get a new HDD. Keep an eye on temps in the future though and make sure that theres plenty of air flow to them.
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