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Posted · Original PosterOP

So i got a new hard drive recently and ive been using hard disk sentinel and the performance just dropped to 87%! I was thinking of buying a new hard drive but external this time, and recommendations,

Requirements:

500GB

Trusted Brand

£20-35

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check the S.M.A.R.T data on the drive. does it show that the drive is failing?

crystaldiskinfo is good for checking SMART. 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
9 minutes ago, Saksham said:

check the S.M.A.R.T data on the drive. does it show that the drive is failing?

crystaldiskinfo is good for checking SMART. 

Crystal disk says its healthy but should i still replace it?

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1 hour ago, jcooper2187 said:

Crystal disk says its healthy but should i still replace it?

defragment the drive and see if the drive is still performing badly. 

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