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Need your opinion about the heath of an internal HDD

Hi, I have installed Lubuntu 20.04 on a Samsung internal SSD. I am also using a Seagate spinning HDD for data only. I had posted the Smart Test results of the HDD on a different forum & I was adviced to not store any important data on the HDD. I have stored a lot of data on the HDD & haven't faced any data corruption whatsoever. So I am confused. Can you please tell me your opinion about the health of this HDD ? Code: $...

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Constant disk activity with only Firefox running

After a fresh boot the disk activity is normal but after a certain time the disk activity led starts glowing constantly. The only app running is Firefox. Only way to recover from this is a reboot. what do you think is causing this ? Code: $ inxi -Fxz System:    Host: xyz Kernel: 4.15.0-124-generic x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.5.0           Desktop: Gnome 3.28.4 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu4)           Distro: Ubuntu 18.04.5...

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Is my desktop facing a shortage of RAM ?

While using only Firefox to watch Youtube my PC is becoming very slow & unresponsive. The hard drive led on the front panel is glowing non stop. After approx 5-7 mins the hard drive activity returns to normal & I regain control of the system again. I was using EndeavourOS & thought that it was the bleeding edge nature of Arch which is causing this but I was wrong. The same thing is happening with Ubuntu. Another...