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when my computer is on for a while, my computer freezes, and my hard drive ticks, should i get a new one, thinkn about the SATA Seagate 160gb drive.
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try downloading HDD Health, it will inform you on some hard drive failures.

when your comp freezes, it could be because of instability of your overclock, but not too sure about the HD ticks.... definately try hdd health or lower your oc to see what happens.
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Other reasons could cause that also, including corrupted OS or software and too much junk on your hdd.
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Originally Posted by UberN00B
try downloading HDD Health, it will inform you on some hard drive failures.

when your comp freezes, it could be because of instability of your overclock, but not too sure about the HD ticks.... definately try hdd health or lower your oc to see what happens.
i have it on stock now cus of wierd things on my computer, like my c drive (ata100 80gb) is cut down to 37 gb.... and sata2 drive erroring out
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