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New WD Caviar Black need RMA?

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Hey guys,

Just rebuilt my system there, and i can't get my new HDD working for the life of me, On machine powerup it makes a kind of squealing sound during post, but only then, doesnt make anymore sound anytime after that, but the main problem is i can't find it anywhere. The bios doesnt recognise it, and neither does win 7 disk management. Any help guys? or does this need to be RMA'd.

Thanks alot for any help, Much appreciated. Id really prefere if this is my stupidity rather then a faulty drive.
Edited by Asmodean - 5/11/11 at 8:49am
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if the bios doesnt recognise it and you're sure its plugged in correctly, then its sounds like rma time
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Damn, was hoping it was something i missed, but it should defo be connected correctly. Thanks for the reply.
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Try a different SATA port, a different SATA cable, and a different PSU rail.
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Aye yeah, tried all that, thanks for your help though, sent an RMA request a while ago unfortunatly, just a pain in the árse when it happens lol.
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lol it probably got bumped around in shipping, or you dropped it
    
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lol it probably got bumped around in shipping, or you dropped it
Err..I think id of noticed if i dropped it
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You could always request an advanced RMA from WD, you give them your credit card and they send you the new drive before you send them the old one so as long as they get the old drive you're all set.
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