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WD My Book 8TB weird bonk inside drive

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I plugged in my new WD My Book 8TB drive and from time to time I feel like bonk in my table and when I hold the my book it's coming from it like the reading head stops and starts this is so far not normal is it?

I got a 10TB from a WD My Book this doesn't have this issue.

This 8TB drive is a WDC WD80EDAZ-11TA3A0
The 10TB drive is a WDC WD100EZAZ-11TDBA0

From what I can read online the WDC WD80EDAZ could be a WD Ultrastar HC320 8TB.

When I look at CrystalDiskMark the Power on count is 6 and Power on Hours is 1hours right now becuase I been transfering about 830GB data on to it but I am worrying this drive will fail from that bonk sound just want to ask if this is normal or I need to contact WDC support because I don't think I can catch bonk on video but I can feel it in my table :confused:


*EDIT*

Hmm after his data transfer the disk keeps making the same nose, so I am gonna make a wipe with zero's and retur this disk to the store and get another one.

My nervous and teeth doesn't like this.
 
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*update 2*

I returned a second drive it did the same thing, I won't sleep well at night with a hdd like this because it's a nightmare.

I am almost sure that this store will put it out again on the sheif and call it a demo or something for a mark down which ain't right.

I told him they shouldn't do it they should return them to WDC.
 
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The "bonk" sound could be an auto sleep function, or head parking. Hard to say.
 
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The "bonk" sound could be an auto sleep function, or head parking. Hard to say.

It does it constantly even under load, but I returned both I don't trust my data with this.
 
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This is why we back up, nothing in guaranteed. Just run it hard so it fails while under warranty. If it doesn't then you're good
 
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It does it constantly even under load, but I returned both I don't trust my data with this.
Going through the amazon reviews showed multiple people complaining about vibration on the 8TB model or it dying completely within few weeks.
 
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