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Iron1384
09-04-02, 11:43 PM
In my bios settings, there is an option called HDD S.M.A.R.T. capability. I have no idea what this is, and I am wondering if enabling or disabling this function has any affect on performance.
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The Baron
09-05-02, 12:09 AM
Supposedly it'll tell you if your drive is about to explode, but it doesn't work that well apparently.

No effect on performance AFAIK.

Matthyahuw
09-05-02, 02:52 AM
yeah, it's job is to predict when your HDD is about to die, but it slows down your drive a bit I heard, you might want to just leave it disabled...

Head_slinger
09-07-02, 02:32 PM
I use it to report Hard Drive Temperatures. Thats the only thing, but i think its worth it.