I have 1TB Seagate Barracuda.....couple of days back i replaced my CMOS battery and now every things going fine just my HDD temperature keeps on rising it starts from 29C to 57C n still keeps on going if i don't turn off my PC.
I hvnt chngd anything else other then the battery...before replacing it my HDD goes for maximum of 36C or 38C that's too when i was gaming..
Any one can plzz help me out with this...this is killing me!!!!!
What PSU do you use?
Have you tried clearing the CMOS?
Does your HDD have enough air? Have you tried changin the SATA cable?
How is your HDD S.M.A.R.T. status?
Fragmentation of files will make your hard disk work harder and it may result to more generation of heat, try to defrag it. My defrag application of choice is mydefrag. I must say though that most HD's don't reach that temp just because of fragmentation, is it noisy? My other guess is the parts are already failing and it might die soon.
My guess would be - defect SATA cable. That's why I asked these questions earlier.
lets go with the easiest thing first, leave the side of the case off and run your computer, and it starts reading 50 C feel how hot the hard drive is first, could be a case of a temp sensor gone bad.
@marijanovic thnx man......chnaging cable didn't even came in my mind...but that was the real problem...i replaced my SATA cable with the spare one after reading ur reply and that was it...now it remains cool arnd 29C to 32C....thnx a lot buddy...that was holding back my all work.... :)
and to others also a very very THNX....really appreciate ur help...
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