View Full Version : my laptop's hard drive s.m.a.r.t fitness report

07-01-2007, 07:50 PM
here is a screenshot of the program called "speedfan" which tells u ur cpu and hard drive temperature and also ur hard drive's fitness and performance.this screenshot is of my hard drive's fitness using this:

http://www.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/0a22bb4ebd.jpg (http://www.freeimagehosting.net/)

now my laptop's hard drive has only been used for about 2 months.howcome it doesn't have full fitness? and is this fitness that is has currently very good?

Speedy Gonzales
07-01-2007, 07:56 PM
Programs aren't always reliable for SMART hdd's. Don't worry about it.

When the post screen says its bad, or Windows thats when u worry.

07-01-2007, 08:04 PM
That is fine, different HDDs will give different results...

My 160GB IDE in this is one bar off full for both and it is close to a year old...

But (and as Speedy said) as long as the BIOS S.M.A.R.T check says failure, or Windows tells you, that is when you start to worry...