New HDD problem

By osiris_88
Feb 24, 2006
  1. I recently brought a new WD 200gb SATA HDD.
    It is functioning fine... but the problem is it makes the chirping sound everytime its accessed. Its not very loud. But to my knowledge, isnt a new HDD supposed to be silent? I got the chirping sound in my old HDD only after using it for 3 years. I havent even loaded it up yet and am just using around 12gb of the 200.
    Should I return it or get it exchanged??
  2. lukeyu

    lukeyu TS Rookie

    you can compare the same model hard drive sound and decide to exchange or not.
  3. osiris_88

    osiris_88 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Does anyone else here has or ever use a 200gb WD SATA??
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