How do you tell if a HDD you bought is defective or not? Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: February 3, 2013 9:31 AM in Storage Share storm slider February 2, 2013 9:22:24 PM Say you buy an HDD from Newegg, how would you know if it's defective or not when it arrives? More about : hdd bought defective ss202sl a c 80 G Storage February 2, 2013 9:25:39 PM Have you installed it and tried using it? You could run tests on it (like HDtune) to test the health of the drive. m 0 l storm slider February 2, 2013 9:28:49 PM ss202sl said:Have you installed it and tried using it? You could run tests on it (like HDtune) to test the health of the drive. I was just wondering if it's possible, since I don't feel like paying taxes in store and gonna just buy online. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer atulmaniya February 3, 2013 9:31:57 AM Newegg is trusted one, if u still in a doubt you can always check it by third party software like HDD sentinel when you have your ordered HDD in your hand. And most important it also provide the facility for RMA. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How can I tell if my power supply is defective. Forum How can I tell if I have a defective motherboard? Forum How do tell if my motherboard is defective? Forum How to tell if I have defective mobo? (MSI Z77A-G45) Forum How can i tell if my network adapter is defective Forum how tell if your ATI video card is defective? Forum How can I tell if I bought a bad mobo (MSI z77a gd65 gamer)? Forum SolvedHow to tell what hdd im using for windows Forum SolvedHow can I tell if I have an I/O problem? I think my HDD and Optical drive are butting heads. Emachine T3104 Forum No OS loaded how to tell if I bought 32bit or 64bit Forum SolvedJust bought a defective Corsair PSU, looking to purchase a more reliable brand. Opinions? Forum SolvedCan you tell how good this HDD is from the SMART data I'm posting? Forum How can I tell if I bought Cas 2 or Cas 3 Forum Solvedhow can i tell what mode my hdd is running in sata-150/300 Forum SolvedBought a molex adapter, is it defective or will it work? Forum How to tell if HDD is bad? Forum Solvedi bought Zotac nvidia GTX650 Synergy Edition, but it didn't have an 6 pin power connector. Is it wrong ???? Pls tell me Forum SolvedIs my HDD Defective? Forum SolvedIs my HDD defective? Forum SolvedI just bought a Asus gtx 760 from Newegg. Can anyone tell me was it a good buy? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !