Solved Western Digital bad clusters policy Tags: Hard Drives Policy Western Digital Storage Last response: September 11, 2011 6:08 AM in Storage Share phatbuddha79 September 10, 2011 10:07:10 PM How many clusters does it need to have before I can RMA it? I cannot find info this anywhere. Thanks in advance. More about : western digital bad clusters policy k1114 a b G Storage September 10, 2011 10:46:26 PM It is the threshold in SMART. I can't tell you a specific number but it is easy to find out on your own hdd. m 0 l Best solution pjmelect a b G Storage September 11, 2011 12:27:13 AM Download the manufactures hard drive diagnostic test program from their web site, it will have to fail this test before you can RMA it. If it passes this test you wont be able to get a fault code to let you RMA it. Share Related resources Western Digital Hard Drive Problems - bad sectors - Forum Western digital passport essential bad pcb - Forum 250gb western digital hard disk data retrieval chip (zero bad sector) - Forum Western digital green 500GB raid0! bad result!!! - Forum Western Digital sata drives bad - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer phatbuddha79 September 11, 2011 2:09:18 AM should i do quick or extended test? m 0 l k1114 a b G Storage September 11, 2011 2:24:39 AM Just right click the hdd in the list and click "Show SMART Disk Info". m 0 l phatbuddha79 September 11, 2011 5:56:17 AM Best answer selected by phatbuddha79. m 0 l phatbuddha79 September 11, 2011 6:08:06 AM thank you all for the quick and good answers! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources GETTING BAD SECTORS AFTER ONLY A MONTH OF USE ON western digital notebook hard d Forum Solvedseagate barracuda VS western digital caviar blue Forum Bad clusters and files found Forum SolvedWestern digital blue vs. black gaming Forum SolvedWestern Digital Enterprice Forum SolvedWestern Digital WD Blue WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM is OUT OF STOCK ON NEWEGG.CA Forum SolvedWestern Digital Green vs Blue? Forum SolvedDifference Between Different Western Digital Colors Forum SolvedWestern digital HDD WD10EZRX faillure/ swapping disc's platter Forum SolvedCan't get my 1TB Western Digital Hardrive Installed. PLEASE HELP!! Forum SolvedWhich is better Seagate/Western Digital/Toshiba? Forum SolvedIs this Western Digital HDD good? Forum Bad Clusters found on Hard Drive Forum SolvedI have a Western Digital 3TB external hard drive connectivity issue. Forum SolvedWindows replaced bad clusters in file question. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !