Hitachi 7k500

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by sebas.mf, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. sebas.mf macrumors newbie

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    Hey i have had the hitachi 7k500 for almost 2 months. Now it is making a clicking noise really strange! Does it mean that i better change the drive because it may fail? What can i do?
     

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  2. johndellis macrumors newbie

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    Aug 26, 2009
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    I listened to your files but am having trouble hearing the clicking. I think I heard it but not sure. Does it have a metallic "ting" sound to it?

    If you move the macbook suddenly, you should hear a "click" which is the head parking. You should not be hearing a click like that all the time. If it is a softer click, it could be that some program is accessing data at a steady interval across the disk which will cause a "click" as the drive head stops on a dime and heads back the other way.
     

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