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I use an OCZ agility 2 as my operating system hard drive and a WD Caviar Black for my storage. The problem i am having with the Caviar Black is that sometimes it randomly makes this is electronic buzzing noise and if i am using a program from the hard drive during this time, whatever it is lags for like 8 secs then works again. The drive also has a problem with opening after being idle for awhile :/.

It buzzes about every 20-30 minutes, its actually annoying. I hate having a semi-fast computer with a slow HDD.

anyone know what's causing this? thanks!
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Hi and welcome to OCN.

Check your power option and disable the "Turn off HD" option, could be a problem.
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Hi and welcome to OCN.

Check your power option and disable the "Turn off HD" option, could be a problem.
i think you just fixed my problem )
it had it set to turn off after 20 minutes of idle...and that's when i kept hearing the buzz haha

all seems ok so far

thanks!
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Excellent, come back if you have more problems
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