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It seems like my motherboard is failing on me then? I used a different SATA cable and SATA port and I still have the error of "DMA CRC Error".
No - it could still be your cable. The SMART errors don't go down. You have to watch and see if they stop increasing.
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Kramy is it possible to have an estimation on how long my drive will last? Thanks in advance.
Nope. I know someone that hit 2000+ Reallocated Sector Count before having issues like I/O errors, but I had errors and file corruption far sooner. I checked mine almost daily when it was dying (for those 2-3 months), and noticed that the speed those SMART stats increased accelerated a lot just before the drive perished. I'd watch it closely. If it starts increasing fast, you're on the edge. Take screenshots so that you can back-reference.
     
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Originally Posted by Kramy View Post

No - it could still be your cable. The SMART errors don't go down. You have to watch and see if they stop increasing.
Nope. I know someone that hit 2000+ Reallocated Sector Count before having issues like I/O errors, but I had errors and file corruption far sooner. I checked mine almost daily when it was dying (for those 2-3 months), and noticed that the speed those SMART stats increased accelerated a lot just before the drive perished. I'd watch it closely. If it starts increasing fast, you're on the edge. Take screenshots so that you can back-reference.

Hmm I will try using another different SATA cable to see if there is a difference. And thank you for the insight, I will be watching my HDD health like a hawk now. thumb.gif
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