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High pitched ringing sound from WD Raptor?

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  • Hard Drives
  • Western Digital
  • Wd Raptor
  • Storage
Last response: in Storage
July 24, 2003 9:11:44 PM

Hey guys,
I just got a Western Digital Raptor 10,000rpm hard drive yesterday and it is making a very high pitched ringing sound at all times. Obviously this is very annoying so I was wondering if anyone else had this problem with the drive or if this is normal? I'd appreciate any answers you can give.

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July 25, 2003 2:17:53 PM

I've got a couple of WD Raptors in a RAID 0 array and I've never heard anything like what you've just described. I'd be a little worried if I were you. At least they come with a 5 yr warranty. Maybe you should think of bringing it back to where you got it from.

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