Which SMART attributes are indicators of impending hard drive failure?

2018-06-26 14:31

According to a study conducted by Backblaze on their own dataset, 5 SMART attributes seem to be the most important indicators of impending hard drive failure. These attributes are: 

  1. SMART 5:  Reallocated Sectors Count
  2. SMART 187: Reported Uncorrectable Errors
  3. SMART 188: Command Timeout
  4. SMART 197: Current Pending Sector Count
  5. SMART 198: Uncorrectable Sector Count

Read more about the topic here: https://www.backblaze.com/blog/what-smart-stats-indicate-hard-drive-failures/ 

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