read/write access noise from hd

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by cpnotebook80, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. cpnotebook80 macrumors 6502a

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    Toronto
    #1
    is it normal for mp hd to have read/write noise even when nothing is running.
    i can hear it and not sure what its reading.
    any advice on how to check etc
    thanks
     
  2. akadmon macrumors 68010

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    New England
    #2
    Fire up Activity Monitor and click on the disk activity panel to see what processes are currently most active. I suspect it might be Spotlight having gone haywire.
     

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