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WD blue 4tb beeping

Gruffalo.Soldier

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Just bought a WD blue 4TB from CEX. i only got it from there as the DOM is 03/21, so it is very new. it appears to be beeping randomly. is it fubard?
 
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Beeping seems to mean one of 2 things, either the motor is struggling to spin or there's a power issue. If you're not seeing power issues elsewhere in the pc I'd RMA that thing asap and move anything vital off of it.
 

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I'm with Shibdib: sounds like a power issue to me. Grab your data, and RMA.
 

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Took it back to CEX, they replaced it with another drive, same model, DOM 01/03/21.......no beeps. Guess that 3mth old other drive was nuked. I'm going to put my steam folder on it, so need reliable really.
 
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