ibm hard drive - whine

  steve0 20:58 31 May 03
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Have got a 7200 rpm IBM 80 Gig hard disk. Recently have been getting a high pitched whine from it - doesn't last long then goes away. Should I be worried - I'vre heard that these drives are prone to failure - mine is 10 months old but used 12 hours a day or more.

  Lú-tzé 21:37 31 May 03

I would suggest that you get another hdd and return this one. Better safe than sorry as they say. At the very least, keep your backups up to date.

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