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DipperDolphin

Very quiet popping noise from hard drive?

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2 minutes ago, DipperDolphin said:

https://youtu.be/ilwcGCvgahI

 

Hear the faint popping noise over the power supply fan? Is it normal for a new hard drive to make that noise?

 

Thanks!

What kind of drive is it? Sounds to me it's just reading/writing activity


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That's just the read/write head moving around as it reads/writes data.


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