Windows 10: Western digital Blue owners. Thoughts if this sounds right?
Western digital Blue owners. Thoughts if this sounds right?
So just got my HDD replacement. And going from a seagate to a WD hard drive it sounds weird and a lot different, but I just can't tell if that's me.
What it sounds like installing Windows updates > Brand new western digital HDD sound! - YouTube
Anyway I'm just looking for thoughts on if this actually does sound normal.
If it helps its sitting on a Z axis. And oddly upside down I'd that makes sense.
My seagate was sitting on the same axis but the magnetic arm for the reader head was at the bottom of the case meanwhile my WD HD has its arm flipped 180 so it's nearing the centre of the case.
Yes...that's the sound of any HDD being accessed. Positioning of a HDD has no bearing on how it operates.
FYI: Western Digital WD HDD Colors Difference – Ultimate Systems blog
Personally I would have opted for the Black series.
Note: some HDD's are louder than others even for the same brand.
Although most enthusiasts go for SSD's now days. Completely silent and 10 times cooler and super fast.
yeah i have an SSD but not wasting another 200-ish pounds on a SSD that will only just be undercut in performance for this PC.
also black series for WD are somewhat in the same boat. quite expensive, im on a budget for this PC
Source: Western Digital Introduces Advanced Storage Devices to Manage Evolving Data Center Application Demands | Western Digital (WD)
Hello, i'm moving back to 10 recently. I recall on 1st version i tried, when i plugged my WD Passport, i was asked what to do. Now not anymore. There is an autorun app that's launching to unlock the drive (hardware encryption enabled). How do i fix...
My LG 42LX6900 displays the above message whenever I connect my new Western Digital 5TB HD.
I have formated, created 3 partitions ensuring that none of them exceeded 2TB and tried googing for solutions.
I had this issue before with a...
I have a WD Caviar Blue 500Gb sata drive mounted in a Digitus USB enclosure. This drive has been working fine until I installed Windows 10. Now I get a message that the drive failed to enumerate, (Code 35). C an anybody help please?
After doing a clean install of windows 10 build 10130; my western digital my book 1tb external usb 3.0 hard drive will not retrieve my backups. Is this a possible windows 10 glitch; or is this a internal hardware issue with my device?