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I have a SMART question!

by Paul C / January 1, 2009 4:41 AM PST

SMART: Self-Monitoring Analysis, and Reporting Technology; built into many hard drives as a self-analytical tool for disk condition.

How does one know if a given hard drive has SMART built in?

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I read the data sheet.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 1, 2009 4:53 AM PST

I know that's cheating but time and time again I just put the drive's model number into google and I find the answer in less than 5.
Bob

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You mean to tell me, Bob...
by Paul C / January 1, 2009 5:22 AM PST
In reply to: I read the data sheet.

...that I have to actually READ something? Devil

Thanks - I found the answers on Google. It seems that neither of my hard drives have SMART.

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Belarc Advisor will tell you . . .
by Coryphaeus / January 1, 2009 8:57 PM PST
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