Western Digital 750GB Raptor failing? Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Raptor Storage Last response: October 8, 2009 10:23 AM in Storage Share drtanz October 7, 2009 9:53:36 AM Hi I'm seeing some bad results on my drive's SMART status, viewed through HD Tune 2.55 These are in RED: Spin up time 253 8 21 Failed Write Error Rate 1 1 51 Failed Does this mean the hard drive is failing and I should take it off? More about : western digital 750gb raptor failing leo2kp a b G Storage October 7, 2009 1:15:51 PM How did you get a 750GB Raptor? Reinstall the controller driver and try again. drtanz October 7, 2009 1:18:53 PM Made a mistake, its actually a WD Caviar SE16. Same result if I uninstall it and let it install again. Related resources Western Digital Vs. Seagate Barracuda Whats Your Opinion? - Forum Western Digital Raptor X and Raptor - Forum Problems with new Western Digital Raptor Drives - Forum Western Digital Raptor - Forum Western Digital 640GB vs 750GB - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer evongugg a b G Storage October 7, 2009 1:42:52 PM Run manufacturer hard disk diagnostics. Run Speedfan also and check their results. Rogue77777 October 7, 2009 2:55:45 PM If the drive is still working and you have some important info on it, get it off ASAP. Once you've ran all of your test and you're sure that it working porperly, you can start storing data on it again. Until then I wouldn't take any chances. drtanz October 7, 2009 11:22:10 PM i tried running a test using the WD diagnostics but it couldnt complete, here is the screenshot http://tinyurl.com/yed9zvq drtanz October 7, 2009 11:22:28 PM drtanz October 7, 2009 11:23:01 PM In the image its the one which has the smart status displaying FAIL drtanz October 8, 2009 9:41:11 AM those are the results im getting from diagnostics, else everything is fine, no bad sectors etc 4745454b a b G Storage October 8, 2009 10:12:46 AM Dying drive, it happens. Back up what you can, replace and keep going. drtanz October 8, 2009 10:23:58 AM hmm ok at least managed to backup the files Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI can see my WD 750gb USB mass storage device letter in windows wista ForumWestern Digital Caviar - Black Blue Green ForumCompare western digital and seagate hard drives ForumSeagate and Western Digital Reliability Forum3drives RAID0 vs 150gb Raptor ForumCheap RAID Ravages WD Raptor ForumWhat is the point of a Raptor ? (I dont mean to provoke!) Forum[WARNING] don't get a Raptor . REALLY ForumRaid vs raptor Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum80GB, 250GB and 750GB almost full, need 2 buy 1.5TB or 2TB ASAP... Forum[Solved] Poor Customer Service from Western Digital Forum[Solved] Recommend a hard drive to replace my shot OS drive: WD Raptor 74 GB ForumStrange problem just occured with my WD Raptor. Need some expert help. Forum[Solved] Cloning disk fixes S.M.A.R.T errors ? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !