Are noisier drives more likely to fail?

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SGCSG1
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Are noisier drives more likely to fail?

Post by SGCSG1 » Mon Sep 20, 2010 6:02 pm

Just bought a 1TB black caviar WD and it's clicking away like crazy. I'm wondering if I should take it back.

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Post by CA_Steve » Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:41 pm

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Post by Parappaman » Tue Sep 21, 2010 8:48 am

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[quote="xan_user"]Nothing thermaltake makes is ever quiet. If they could figure out how to make a flash drive noisy, they would.[/quote]

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Post by PartEleven » Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:15 am

I also find this hilarious. What was the point of that other thread then?

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