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Old Mar 15, 2013, 08:03 AM   #1
MegaSignal
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noisy fusion drive

I've been noticing that the hdd read/write head portion of my fusion drive on my Mac mini (late 2012) chattering like crazy, almost never stopping.

I know that there's a lot of swapping between the ssd and hdd portions of the fusion drive, but has anyone else noticed this?
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 08:33 AM   #2
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an oem or a diy version of fusion. if oem bring to the store to complain it should not be noisy.
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 06:20 PM   #3
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Thanks

And yes, it's an OEM fusion drive, beating the living daylights out of its read/write head; I'd rather not trust my data to this situation I'm having with my HDD.
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 06:27 PM   #4
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When hard drives make lots of noise, its not a good sign. Back up as soon as you can and call apple to get it replaced.
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Old Mar 16, 2013, 03:49 AM   #5
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I've been noticing that the hdd read/write head portion of my fusion drive on my Mac mini (late 2012) chattering like crazy, almost never stopping.
I know that there's a lot of swapping between the ssd and hdd portions of the fusion drive, but has anyone else noticed this?
My Fusion drive is silent. Take it back to get a replacement.
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