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Western Digital Hard Drive Makes Clicking Noise

Western Digital Hard Drive Makes Clicking Noise wd clicking

There are three major reasons for a Western Digital hard drive to start clicking. Modern disk drives are complex devices and while usually last three or more years they do fail at some point. Like others, Western Digital hard drives have seen great improvements in recent years achieving greater speeds and storage capacities. Today these […]

Autonomous Driving & Data Storage

Autonomous Driving & Data Storage encryption banner

In order to meet specific applications for autonomous driving in cars and trucks industry adopted multiple storage form factors: Removable SD™ Card – one may have used it to load new maps to your navigation, or to record data from your dash camera, etc; eMMC has been an accessible embedded interface in automotive systems for […]

External Western Digital Drive Makes Beeping Noise

External Western Digital Drive Makes Beeping Noise wd clicking

Your Western Digital external hard drive is making beeping sounds? This may be very bad news! Often times portable drives suffer from shock after being dropped or accidentally bumped, many times while powered on and connected to the USB port. My WD Hard Drive is Beeping My Western Digital Passport Drive is broken, when I went […]

WD My Passport Pro: Well-designed portable RAID

WD My Passport Pro: Well-designed portable RAID WD Passport Pro

One thing is noticeable about Western Digital’s My Passport Pro – “portable raid” hard drive, its size and weight. The 2TB version we received to retrieve data from has a pair of 2.5-inch 5400-rpm drives, pre-configured in a RAID 0 for the greatest capacity and speed. It’s portable, but nowhere as portable as Seagate’s Backup […]