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# 82417 29-Apr-2011 04:30
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My new 3.5inch internal desktop sata II hard drive makes a loud noise that I'm not used to. I checked the s.m.a.r.t data and it is perfectly healthy and i scanned the drive for errors are there are none. Can someone please post here an audio file of a normal sata hard drive accessing some software just so I can compare the noise to mine.

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  # 463628 29-Apr-2011 09:47
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I don't think that'll help much, as you have no reference for volume.

Can you describe the noise you're getting? What brand/model drive is it?

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  # 463635 29-Apr-2011 10:02
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Check out this website:

http://datacent.com/hard_drive_sounds.php

It has a list of many different types of HDD sounds.

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