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New Hard drive grinding !!!

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- Hey guys, i just upgraded my old hitachi hdd 320GB to 1TB but still im curious that i hear some grindings everytime when i open apps and while browsing on internet so is this normal or not?
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Not sure if serious...

That's the hard drive seeking stuff and the "grinding" is coming for the hard drive vibrations in your tower.
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Depends on the noise. Hard drives DO make noise during normal operation. If its a click noise though, that's usually a bad sign. If its just the sound of it accessing your files though, that's normal. Hard to describe it over text...
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OK i understand thanks to all smile.gif
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To be safe, run Drive Fitness Test overnight just to be sure.

I always stress test my new drives before using them. If there's a problem I want to be able to RMA right away, before any data is put on it because losing data sucks, BIG.
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