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Hello,
After installing all of my stuff in my new case I have noticed that my Hardrive is makeing a crackling noise everytime I load something. Is this normal? It may be the lack of noise reduction things that where in my case or could of something of caused this? Its a western digital Cavier 250gb which is less then 2 years old
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Usually clicking sounds indicate that its about to go out. You should not hear the drive at all, they are pretty quiet.
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How longs Western Digitals Warretry lol?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by R@ZOR View Post
How longs Western Digitals Warretry lol?
Typically 3 years.
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post #5 of 14
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Dont worry, its one year..Dam.
Looks like I will have to buy a new hard drive.. probly a 500Gb
wait your right - 3-years
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Quote:
Originally Posted by R@ZOR View Post
How longs Western Digitals Warretry lol?
There is a chart on This page that provides some information.

I would recommend that you do a backup ASAP just in case....

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post #7 of 14
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Would they replace it if i say its making a crackling noise though?
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post #8 of 14
hard drives normally make a clicking sound when they're reading or writing something, and the clicks would coincide with the hdd led blinking. but with today's cases being more "insulated" and hard drives being better built mechanically, you really SHOULDN'T be hearing it.... i'd definitely get ready for that drive to fail
post #9 of 14
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Ok, I planned on buying a 500Gb, might get one early to back up then take this back. Thanks
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post #10 of 14
Was is it making the noise in your old box?
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