is my harddrive dead

Microsoft Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
June 3, 2010 at 21:00:56
Specs: Windows 7, i7 920 @ 3.85/6gb ddr3 1600
hey guys i think my harddrive has died but im not totally sure and i need a second opinion please
So recently i was playing TF2 (less than 2 hours ago) and my PC hardlocked on me so i rebooted it and as its going through the bios and i come up to the windows loading screen, but it never loads... just stayed at the windows logo screen for a good 5 minutes so then i rebooted again and i thought maybe my OS is corrupt.. so i go to system restore feature and see if that fixes it, I proceeded and it just hard locked on me and i thought thats weird... so i tried it again and the samething happened... so im thinking maybe my harddrive is went bad as it is 4yrs old. After that i put my windows disk in and i am going to format my drive and all of a sudden it freezes again.. so i go back in and instead of format i just hit delete... and it works but it deletes about 500gb worth of stuff in less than a second so i was a little sketchy... anyways i create the partition and it also creates that in less than a second... so i hit next and see copying windows files but instantly locks up on me again. Like i was saying does this sound like a bad harddrive to you guys?

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June 3, 2010 at 22:29:29
Yeah, the hdd may be bad but go to hdd manufacture website and download hdd diagnostic software to test the hard drive.
Be prepared to buy another hdd.

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