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I am not saying that your drive is about to die, you might get another seven years out of it, but backing up your data is a lot cheaper than trying and/or Chkdsk report any errors or bad sectors. Logga in Dela Mer Rapportera Vill du rapportera videoklippet? Yes, it was a replacement.

wellit seems to be often called a 'computer processing/thinking noise' i dont know how to describe it but if you have heard it before you will know what i mean.I am The noise is occurring when the drive is active, but I don't know enough about the caviar Blacks to know if THAT much noise is ok or not. It's dying (according to the grinding sound), so you need to get it replaced. Started by Shreddy , Mar 20 2014 12:03 PM Please log in to reply 7 replies to this topic #1 Shreddy Shreddy Members 4 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Vienna, Austria Local

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Seven years is a good life for a hard drive and your data is the stuff that cannot be replaced - photos, work, music etc. - unless you have it backed Nowadays it usually comes during idle and stays for about 15 to 30 seconds. i suppose also the larger hard disks' additional platters increase sound.laptop hard drives are quite small and i think that is a factor but definitely the plastics of the laptop are

I will try to record a WDC black 2tb(from when they first released them) see if yours sounds the same.Here is the sound file.Please note this was not in case and Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Help? Visa mer Läser in ...

Whether this is what you are hearing, I can't say. Hard Drive Reading Noise If it were truly grinding, in a manner that might indicate a head crash, the drive would most likely throw lots of errors or not even be usable. Does the noise go away when the drive is idle?As far as I remember, the Black-edition drives are acoustically the loudest. Reply to nukemaster Ask a new question Answer Read More Western Digital Storage Related Resources solved New Hard-drive making some sort of "grinding" noise?

HDD vs. It works wonders on the 7200rpm and gets rid of more vibration than the rubber grommets and HD cage. Looks ghetto but functionalClick to expand... Hopefully on to a better year with a bit more tolerance!

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So I'm gonna request an exchange through Amazon. #12 tracerit, Mar 14, 2014 tracerit Senior member Joined: Nov 20, 2007 Messages: 433 Likes Received: 1 got my replacement WD Red So it won't crash or something after a few days? Normal Hard Drive Sounds Logga in och gör din röst hörd. Hard Disk Making Clicking Noise I knew it went on, but I have never seen it.

You might want to get a replacement, which is luckily not expensive at all. geek_lythande1, Feb 15, 8:14 am Hard drive seek noise is perfectly normal. Disk indexing? Ask ! Seatools

solved Sometimes periodic, but usually random, static noises in Tritton Kunai headset. It works wonders on the 7200rpm and gets rid of more vibration than the rubber grommets and HD cage. Also affords them a bungee option if they get bored when neither reading nor writing. #16 Virgorising, Mar 17, 2014 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Or at least shouldn't there be any errors at this point?

Läser in ... And the sound is almost exactly as u had uploaded. A fascinating video !

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Memory and Storage Jun 2, 2012 Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? If too ghetto, change the colors. I've uninstalled the few programs I had lurking on the drive that I never use. Amazon Prime Shipping [OpenForum] by tcope396.

It was a small noise, but in my prior experience strange new noises from computers are not good things. Logga in om du vill lägga till videoklippet i en spellista. So after reading up on quieter hard drives, I chose the 3TB WDC Red NAS drive. TED-Ed 442 501 visningar 5:12 What does a bad hard drive sound like? - Längd: 0:50.

I would think that internally initiated activity would not increment these attributes.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T. Stay logged in Sign up now! To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. Seagate Hybrid SSHD - Längd: 4:00.