ASRock Extreme4 Z77 Board
Intel i5 3570k
Noctua NH-D14 cooler
G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB (2x4)
Patriot Pyro SE 120GB SSD
Western Digital 1TB Caviar Black Hard drive
PC Power and Cooling 950W power supply
Some random DVD drive (sorry haha)
Running Windows 7 Home 64bit
I just recently wiped and reformatted my WD drive and reinstalled Windows. Wiped using CCleaner, then reformatted. Now, I have a problem with my WD hard drive. Whenever I start up Windows, the Intel Rapid Store Technology tells me the drive is at risk, and to reset it to normal. I do this, and that is fine. However, some times when I start up my computer, it takes about thirty minutes to isolate and remove "bad clusters" on the drive. So obviously something went wrong, and I am not knowledgeable enough to figure out. Any help everyone?
Oh, and those showed an x on the 005 Reallocation Sector Count, and Yellow ! warnings on 196 Reallocation Event Count, 197 Current Pending Errors Count, and 198 Uncorrectable Errors Count. All the rest were green. Going to try and see what this means, thanks for the help so far, and more is always appreciated!
The Reallocation (sic) Sector Count attribute has fallen below its threshold value, while those others that you have mentioned are also indicating problems. The Raw Read Error Rate is also very close to its threshold (61 versus 59).
The raw values of each attribute are hexadecimal numbers.
For example, the number of reallocated sectors is 1265: