Solved Life time write from host number keep increasing !! Tags: Hard Drives HD Seagate Storage Last response: September 23, 2010 3:06 AM in Storage Share welliam September 11, 2010 11:08:13 AM Hi I have a new seagate 7200.12 1 tera drive and I have a strange number keep increased in hd tune , it called "life time write from host " picture: is that danger ? More about : life time write host number increasing jsc a b G Storage September 11, 2010 11:26:32 AM I googled the phrase "life time write from host " and got no hits at all. And Status says "OK". What does the program say it is? welliam September 11, 2010 6:16:59 PM hi nothing in the manual - also the value display negative numbers now it seems a recycle counter but for what ?? Related resources Overclocking Excel Sheet... Need a FTP site to host it! - Forum SSD limited number of writes - Forum RAID with large number of drives - Forum More life from hard disk with bad sectors - Forum First time SBS - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution fzabkar a c 198 G Storage September 23, 2010 2:21:48 AM HD Tune often displays nonsensical results, eg negative counts. Either of the following will produce better output. HD Sentinel (DOS / Windows / Linux): http://www.hdsentinel.com/ HDDScan for Windows: http://hddscan.com/ See this article for an explanation of the SMART attributes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T. The "life time write from host" attribute is a count of the total number of sectors written to the drive by your PC during the drive's lifetime, ie Total LBAs Written. welliam September 23, 2010 3:06:33 AM Best answer selected by mdk4ever. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAlarming CrystalDiskInfo Host writes on Intel SSD 320 120gb ForumTakes a long time to show files icons in Windows Explorer ForumHost 193 Changes/ bug report / and questions ForumHost 193 is out ForumWhy do people keep buying quad cores for gaming? ForumBest web hosting site ForumLooking to overclock my E4300 to 3Ghz and keep its life ForumPage file on SSD, shorter life - but does that matter now? ForumMulti core fad?? ForumIncreasing disk performance with many small files (NTFS/ W.. Forum120 Hosts Running GigE at Wire Speed Minimum Cost ForumMy Dad bought me Half- Life Platinum at a Yard Sale for $1.00 ForumAMD vs. Intel: Battery Life Investigated ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. Forumremoving write protection from removable disk More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !