That's good to know. Note that wdidle3 is a different, official utility, which works in DOS and sets the idle timer in hardware.
Originally Posted by karasu
My WD Caviar Black statistics:
Originally Posted by ryszardzonk
Although for laptop drives, I have much worse ratios. I hear that setting APM through hdparm may make it better (hdparm -B 254). Also, what's your disk model?
9 Power_On_Hours 0x0032 074 074 000 Old_age Always - 19110
12 Power_Cycle_Count 0x0032 098 098 000 Old_age Always - 2176
193 Load_Cycle_Count 0x0032 199 199 000 Old_age Always - 4011