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RE: Hard drive in new computer works fine but it's noisy

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No heat locked in, just a couple strips on the outer edges and should run cooler since it won't be in the cage. I doubt if the drive is bad since I read that same drives are just noisier than others and it works great. It lets me know when it is working/seeking but I like the little green light on my OptiPlex better. Also the HDD is less than 2' from my head with no room for it under the desk. I will make an update post when I get time to make the change.

Dell XPS 8920 silver edition
7th gen i7 Intel CPU
Samsung 850 evo SSD for boot
Added front fan
16gb of memory
AMD video/graphic card
I buy a new Dell every 4 years for the last 25 years

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