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Anytime I write to my Samsung 830 (256 GB) SSD it emits a rather loud squeal/coil whine.

Any thoughts on what to do besides RMA?

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Thats definately NOT normal behaviour, and you are probably best off getting the drive replaced. –  Journeyman Geek Dec 17 '12 at 12:52
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I have a Corsair force and it's squealing with frequency relative to speed of reading/writing (writing is louder). It's annoying but I register that only in silent spaces. –  week Dec 17 '12 at 13:04
    
What answer do you expect other than it being a defect? Unless you go for RMA or some expensive or weird silencing techniques, there isn't much you can do; and I would really prefer the RMA over anything else, because that SSD isn't free and you don't want its breakage to cost you money... –  Tom Wijsman Dec 17 '12 at 13:12

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RMA the drive, nothing else you can do other than waiting for it to fail.

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