Solid-State Drives and Caching
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Intel® Solid-State Drive Toolbox SMART Attributes FAQs

Why is the 09 SMART attribute on my Intel® SSD 520 Series reporting abnormally high numbers?
The issue with the attribute counter does not affect general SSD functionality. There is no need for concern about the usability or expected life of your SSD. We recommend referencing SMART attributes E8 and E9 to monitor the long term health of your SSD.

Why are the E2 and E4 SMART attributes reporting large numbers?
Generally, these attributes are only used in specific test environments. The definition for SMART attributes E2 and E4 can be found in the product specification. These attributes are not used to indicate long-term SSD health or performance.

Why are the SMART attributes AE and C0 incrementing incorrectly?
The issue with the attribute counter does not affect general SSD functionality. There is no need for concern about the usability or expected life of your SSD.

Why is the SMART attribute BB reporting a high count?
This issue is being investigated.

This applies to:

Intel® SSD 310 Series
Intel® SSD 311 Series
Intel® SSD 313 Series
Intel® SSD 320 Series
Intel® SSD 330 Series
Intel® SSD 335 Series
Intel® SSD 510 Series
Intel® SSD 520 Series
Intel® SSD 525 Series
Intel® SSD 710 Series
Intel® SSD 910 Series
Intel® SSD DC P3600 Series
Intel® SSD DC P3700 Series
Intel® SSD DC S3500 Series
Intel® SSD DC S3700 Series
Intel® SSD Toolbox
Intel® SSD X18-M Series
Intel® SSD X25-E Series
Intel® SSD X25-M Series
Intel® SSD X25-V Series

Solution ID: CS-034131
Last Modified: 01-Jun-2014
Date Created: 19-Mar-2013
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