Did today's graphics update make my HD noisy?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by eddvedd, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. eddvedd macrumors regular

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    I don't know much about the technical stuff when it comes to computers, so excuse me if this is a stupid question, but is it possible that the graphics update today is doing something strange with my HD? I have a new i7 with a Seagate, and up until today my Seagate has been inaudible. But, ever since the graphics update today, it wont shut up. Is this related, or just a weird coincidence?
     
  2. Vylen macrumors 65816

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    Probably coincidence.. and seagate being seagate..
     
  3. eddvedd thread starter macrumors regular

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    I was worried about that. Iv'e heard alot of people complain about how loud their Seagate HD is, so I was surprised when mine was so quiet. I guess it just took a few days to get up to speed.
     
  4. 300D macrumors 65816

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    Not possible. The hard drive is an independent mechanical device with no connection to software. The only time it should make any noise is when data is being accessed.
     

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