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Seek Error Rate on a brand new Seagate Expansion 8TB

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Hi all, just got a new disk in a couple days ago and something has my spidey-sense tingling about it and I wonder if you can give me a second opinion.  Now, I should note that in the last 24 hours I have copied about 3.5TB into the drive and back out while I was moving some disks around so that's not what concerns me.  Specifically, the Seek Error Rate and Hardware ECC Recovered.  Are those way too high for a new disk?  How about that Head Flying Hours astronomical number.  

Is all this normal?  Would love some expert eyes on it.  Maybe I'm worrying for nothing.  

Still loving the DrivePool + Scanner product, I started in 2014 with a mere 8TB (5TB+3TB pooled) and now I'm the proud owner of 84TB raw storage across 16 disks.  I started syncing every morning with SnapRAID and one parity disk just last week, and plan to get a 2nd disk of Parity into the system by March or April as soon as I can afford another 8TB disk. Crossing my fingers nothing bad happens between now and then.  

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Edit - Found some posts on reddit that kinda said "Oh, those silly seagates are always like that, don't worry about it" so unless somebody here tells me different, I'm just gonna ride with it.  

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If you want to check the "Submit to BitFlock.com for analysis", and then post the ID it generates, we can take a look.

And yeah, this is pretty typical on a lot of drives. Not just Seagate. But ESPECIALLY on SSDs. 

Basically, we have to put the value through a formula to come up with the "real" value. 

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1 hour ago, Christopher (Drashna) said:

If you want to check the "Submit to BitFlock.com for analysis", and then post the ID it generates, we can take a look.

And yeah, this is pretty typical on a lot of drives. Not just Seagate. But ESPECIALLY on SSDs. 

Basically, we have to put the value through a formula to come up with the "real" value. 

You bet:  B6X6QLOS

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Just remembering to follow back up on this a few weeks later after the holidays.  I'm assuming the disk is fine, but wondering if the processing happened or could still happen?  

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Should be added.  And StableBit Scanner should automatically update these rules every 7 days or so, and this was fixed 12 days ago. 

So, in theory, it should be correct now.  If not, you can manually update them in the "Smart Details" window. 

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