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#1 GiantCow

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 05:59 PM

I recently got an ORICO enclosure since I ran out of space in my case and after a browse around the forums it seems to be a brand that's recommended.

 

Been using it for about 2 days now and everything works fine, transfer speeds are good (~140MB/s) but quite often it'll make a sound, not quite a "beep" but a low pitched noise. Is this normal?

 

Just wanted to be sure I didn't get a dud or anything. If this is the normal operating noise I'll have to find a way to move it further away or something so it's not as noticeable.


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#2 Spider99

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 12:04 PM

Mine doesnt make any noise

 

More likely it's the disks - seagate by chance?


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Posted 17 January 2017 - 01:17 AM

WD Red 4TB actually. I have some other WD Red 3TB and 6TB disks that don't make the noise... Or possibly they do but I never heard them through the Fractal Design case



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Posted 21 January 2017 - 11:49 PM

Yeah, I've heard reports of WD Reds making this "chirping" sound.  

 

And this would most likely be the disk, especially if it's happening during disk access.

 

And IIRC, this is normal. 


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