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I just got my raptor in today and i was happy. I finally got my new system up and running but i am hearing weird grinding noises from the drive. I know this is not normal for 7200 drives, is this normal for this one?

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I just got my raptor in today and i was happy. I finally got my new system up and running but i am hearing weird grinding noises from the drive. I know this is not normal for 7200 drives, is this normal for this one?

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Yes mine are a bit noise.But I liked/lol.That's the speed of force.Na not really is just a bit.I really can't heard sometimes.
 

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Should i call Western Digital or ZIPZOOMFLY?

If you just got it from ZZF, then call them for a replacement. I never have to return for a replacement from ZZF so i don't know how long it takes.
 

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If you just got it from ZZF, then call them for a replacement. I never have to return for a replacement from ZZF so i don't know how long it takes.


Thanks man. I will give them a call tomorrow. Im guessing they dont send you one first to make an image right?
 

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Thanks man. I will give them a call tomorrow. Im guessing they dont send you one first to make an image right?

well thats why i RMA mine from Western Digital themselves. I selected the Advance RMA which require me to enter my CC number. They ship first, i ship back later (30 Days).
 

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well thats why i RMA mine from Western Digital themselves. I selected the Advance RMA which require me to enter my CC number. They ship first, i ship back later (30 Days).

Ill do that instead. There is no way i can wait. Thanks again.
 

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i dunno guys, when I am doing stuff like virus scan or installing an OS my Raptor X will make a kind of grinding noise but its not like the sound a dying hard drive makes. Grinding isn't really the best word to describe the sound but it is the only word I can think of.
 

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I have RMA two drivers this is my third. They all make the same noise. You just have to live with it.

You have RMA'd 2 Raptors because of grinding noises?
Sounds to me like your mounting method, maybe a vibration you're hearing.
My Raptors may hum or whirr but never make grinding sounds.
 
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