WD black + SSD ~ HDD wont stop spinning when idle

Hi,
I got myself a 2 TB wd black HDD but the vibrations and noise are driving me crazy,

in my previous computer i had a WD blue+ ssd and the hdd would stop spinning after 2 minutes when it was idle

I did check power management on my wd black and its set on turn off after 2 minutes
Any suggestions?
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More about black ssd hdd wont stop spinning idle
  1. torrents running? Win swap file on the HDD instead of the SSD (unlikely but possible)?
  2. Nikola Aslanov-1338074 said:
    torrents running? Win swap file on the HDD instead of the SSD (unlikely but possible)?


    Even when the hdd was freshly formatted it kept spinning, task mgr confirms its not active (0%)
  3. Are you using Resource Monitor in the Task manager?
  4. Nikola Aslanov-1338074 said:
    Are you using Resource Monitor in the Task manager?


    Yes
  5. No processes with disk activity and the disk does not power down?
    U sure that you have edited the currently active power plan?
  6. Nikola Aslanov-1338074 said:
    No processes with disk activity and the disk does not power down?
    U sure that you have edited the currently active power plan?


    Yea its on high performance

    And in advanced it should shut down after 1 minute
  7. i have same issue, i used resource monitor and program called ssd ready to monitor exacly what file is being read/write to hdd and it sits on 0 kb/s read and write, yet my hdd dosent turn off, not just my WD black 2 tb but second one also, that i use for games storage. idk whats the issue here...


    edit:

    my issue was speed fan program that i use for fan controll, sadly i need it more then option for hdd to turn down... at least i know what was causing my issue.
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