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Technical Questions

10. What is the difference between  HDD Health, Health/Performance, Performance and Information attributes?

Health shows a probability of hard disk drives normal functioning. Performance shows what is the disk's performance compared to the reference one as specified by a manufacturer (as the number of search errors and substituted sectors increases the performance drops down). Health/Performance combines the first two attributes. It says that decreasing of disk performance correlates with the risk of failure. Information is not considered an important attributes by a HDD manufacturer. Even if it reaches the critical value, the performance and reliability are not diminished.

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