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G'day everyone, i currently have a very annoying HDD vibration problem, my case is a fractal define mini, which has the rubber feet and rubber hdd mounts, but one of my HDD's is vibrating the entire case and the table as well. its really annoying as it has a very low pitched hum that wont go away unless i put pressure on the case itself. Does anyone else have this problem? Anyone know how to solve it?


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I would definitely advise you to test the drive for any faults first then boot it on a flat surface to see if it's the true underlying issue. Aside from that I would say RMA it for the better health of your data.
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Thanks for the advise, i have tested the drive before and it has not given me any problems. however, i have pinpointed this problem to my Seagate Barracuda drive and it seems like all of my other Seagate's give the same amount of vibration. (mum's lenovo USFF has the same HDD). is there any other way to help rid the noise?
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Try the bungee cord mounting trick?

Use some rubber washers between the drive and the case's bays to prevent the vibration from transmitting?
   
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Originally Posted by nleksan View Post

Try the bungee cord mounting trick?

Use some rubber washers between the drive and the case's bays to prevent the vibration from transmitting?

the HDD mounts come with rubber washer and it does not help at all
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