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post #1 of 12
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Well in my current string of bad luck, the WD Raptor in my FT-03 build just died.

BIOS won't detect it. Makes the BIOS hang during posting.

Makes a quick click and then it sounds like the drive stops spinning and does this repeatedly.

Bad drive? Something I can fix? Not sure about what else to try.
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post #2 of 12
I've had that problem before with other drives, they all turned out to be dead, so I'm pretty sure yours is gone, sorry man.
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Is it still under Warranty??? if so, RMA it to WD, you might get lucky and get the new VeilcoRaptor series in place of it, if they dont have anymore Raptors in Stock.

Also, which model is it? 36gb, 74gb, or the 150gb?
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its gone. hard drives really have no option at all for fix it yourselfing. RMA it.
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150GB, I just bought it off someone here on the forums though, so I don't know if he'll be able to warranty it or not.
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post #6 of 12
The clicking sound is the HDD's Red-Ring-of-Death.

I'm sorry.
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post #7 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Track;12675361 
The clicking sound is the HDD's Red-Ring-of-Death.

I'm sorry.

Figured as much...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Frozen-Q;12675556 
Figured as much...

I've had three drives click on me, so far.

It was actually my fault. I incorrectly configured a RAID 0 array, if I remember correctly.

But so it happens, one of them still works. The other one I sent to RMA, and it was 2 years ago, so I didn't know much about shipping and it broke on the way.

Try it in another computer. But start looking at SSDs smile.gif
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post #9 of 12
Clicking is definitely no Bueno.


Good thing about Western Digital, you can check the warranty on their website.

Check Warranty Status
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Oh yeah.. and one trick I learned:

It might help to position your drive on a different side (vertical, horizontal, etc.)
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