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Old Jun 30, 2003, 11:35 PM
50CaliburDE 50CaliburDE is offline
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Default Is your maxtor 120 as loud as mine?

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Mines loud as hell...........are maxtor's that way? I have no other experience with them.
Old Jul 01, 2003, 12:02 AM
Sublime87 Sublime87 is offline
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i dton know man but im getting a maxtor soon and ill tell ya how it sounds
Old Jul 01, 2003, 04:56 AM
develitate develitate is offline
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I have a maxtor 120gb 7200 and its fine. Its a little louder than the original XBox HD, but its not very noticeable.
Old Jul 01, 2003, 07:25 AM
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I recently installed one in a friends PC and yes you can hear it, but unless anything but silence annoys you, it's fine.
Old Jul 01, 2003, 11:55 AM
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I find certain games are 'louder' than others - they provoke something that sounds like an old PC struggling to open a big piece of sotware.

DOA3 seems to make the most noise on mine.

I used to have a WD Special Ed which was much quieter.

Makes me think it needs a good defrag.

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Old Jul 01, 2003, 01:28 PM
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Fitted one of these maxtor's to my roomies box and its loud too. It makes those loud fast clicking noises like computers from '94 and older. The WD 120 in mine is perfectly silent though.

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