Grumbling, Rumbling Seagate 1 TB Drive
This drive almost constantly makes grumbling, rumbling noises, as if it were reading and writing. The obvious suspect—Spotlight indexing—is not the issue. An Apple Certified technician said that the drive isn't failing. User forums have quite a number of people reporting this problem.
But given that the 27" requires that replacement drives be from the same manufacturer as the original, it seems likely that a new drive from Seagate won't be any better.
Do you have suggestions, other than asking Apple for a new machine and hoping it won't come with a Seagate drive?
Update: The machine is about 3-4 weeks old, and Spotlight finished indexing after the first hour. (I used Migration Assistant to bring over my data, etc, from my old machine.)
Is this a good question?