Seagate replacement drive

Discussion in 'iMac' started by njkeys4, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. njkeys4 macrumors member

    Apr 18, 2011
    I just got my drive replaced and the new one is MUCH louder has anyone else noticed this?
  2. Dresevski macrumors 6502

    May 6, 2011
    I don't have the recall but it's probably just luck (or un-luck) of the draw. It's a HDD and some are going to be louder than others. I also wouldn't be surprised if they changed them somehow to prevent further failure and that results in more noise.
  3. Mr. Buzzcut macrumors 65816

    Mr. Buzzcut

    Jul 25, 2011
    Same here. Mine is a Western Digital Black. I've used them in the past and they seem to be pretty solid, but they are noisy. The rest of the computer is so quiet, and the drive is so close to me physically, that the noise is a real nuisance.
  4. njkeys4 thread starter macrumors member

    Apr 18, 2011
    same i got western digital also and yea haha its a contact irritating noise lol

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