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Old 09-18-2006, 06:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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One of my hard drives keep clicking like its turning off and when it does it, my system stops but i can still move the mouse. It clicks about 3 times in 10 seconds and the system locks for 1 min.

My new hard drive is still under warrenty so i hope its that

My psu recently blew a fin on one of its fans too.

So is it a problem with the hard drive or the psu?

it clicks on startup and about once an hour, infact its doing it right now. S.M.A.R.T doesnt show anything

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I'd imagine it's your boot drive causing the problems.

Though, if your PSU is overheating it could be causing the problem.


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Old 09-18-2006, 06:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I took the drive back and the new one works fine, thx
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