If it looks okay, then it is fine however it is made.
In general, forged is much better. It avoids air pockets and gives a better
surface for polishing. However, it is also much more expensive. For most
applications that extra expense cannot be justified.
You will usualy not put enough stress on it to realise a difference
unless it is commercial use for heavy doors etc . I dought most hardware
is true forge as strength is not usualy an issue, they usualy break if
mounted poorly or come loose or really abused. I would be most concerned
with finish quality that is where you will find wear
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