CGar Posted January 21, 2020 Share Posted January 21, 2020 Sorry if this is a dumb question, but a quick search didn't turn anything up. Stablebit Scanner detected some bad sectors on one of my old hard drives (THANK YOU STABLEBIT) this morning and I have started shopping replacements. I'm looking at the Seagate Exos X14 12TB, but one of the Amazon reviews mentions that Seagate drives use some non-standard S.M.A.R.T. reporting values. Searching Reddit similarly brought up many accounts of people freaking out for no reason for the same problem, Seagate's 48-bit hex S.M.A.R.T. reporting format is different than the industry standard. I'm using much older Seagates (6 yrs+) with Stablebit Scanner, and infact the failing drive is a Seagate. So my question is, if I purchase a newer Seagate hard drive, is Scanner going to have any issues reading/reporting correct S.M.A.R.T. information? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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