Audible HDD

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by SlickShoes, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. SlickShoes macrumors 6502a

    Jan 24, 2011
    Currently I am using my MBP early 2011 to post this in chrome and I have sparrow open for mail. Nothing else is running. I can hear audible clicks coming from the hard drive constantly even when the computer is sitting idle and doing nothing. It just sounds like it's constantly trying to read something or load something.

    Usually my house is not this quiet which is why I am posting here just in case I am over reacting, but I don't think I am, is it worth taking it in to the apple store to have the HDD replaced or are they likely to tell me it's normal?
  2. stevelam macrumors 65816

    Nov 4, 2010
    If it constantly happens it sounds like it dying.
  3. SlickShoes thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jan 24, 2011
    Yeah that was my thought too, same thing happened on my 2009 macbook but I wanted some reassurance I wasn't being overly critical of the sound! Cheers
  4. sweetbrat macrumors 65816


    Jun 17, 2009
    Redford, MI
    Sounds like it's dying. If you don't already have a backup, make one now.

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