Freezing problem, hard drive?
by snodin - 7/26/10 8:48 AM
I'm running a new built system with;
AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.39ghz
Windows 7 Ultimate, genuine
Samsung 1tb HDD
Recently my system has started randomly freezing, it varies when it does so- it could be watching a film, doing nothing, browsing etc, but i've noticed that it does tend to freeze more when I browse certain folders on my HDD. I've tested my hard drive and it has come up with all sorts of SMART, long and short DST fails. It is obviously still under warranty so will be replacing the drive and hoping this solves the problem.
Just wanted to check one thing. When it freezes, there are like graphics imprints left on the green, like purple and green, which have made me wonder if its a graphics issue? Or is it pretty definite that a broken hard drive with those fail signs make my desktop repeatedly freeze?