HP Proliant DL360e gen8 Noisy Fan and Blinking amber light

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We currently have a HP Proliant dl360e gen8 server. It had 4 x 450gb sas 15k hdd's. I have removed two and replaced the two with 4tb 7k sas hdd's and built the raid accordingly. However on the RAID page and after reboot and installation of server 2012, the fan seems to be in overdrive and the amber light is blinking. When I take out the two new drives the fans are fine (even though the RAID is detecting missing drives and continued with F1.)

The drives do appear in disk management and I have created a volume but the fan noise will not go down to normal levels and am not sure where to start.
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rindiCommented:
Make sure all the server's BIOS and Firmware are up-to-date, and also make sure the new disks are supported by your server. They may also need the correct firmware. It is always best to order the disks directly from HP so you get those with the proper firmware for your server.
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nobusCommented:
is the fan noise from running at highest rpm; or from touching something?  in latter case, it has to be replaced
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andyalderCommented:
Unsupported 3rd party disks that do not report the temperature in the style HP expect it no doubt. Server sees the disk bay temperature to be out of range so compensates by putting the fans on full blast. The issue is more common with cheap SSDs but that's probably because there are more people trying to get unsupported SSDs to work with them due to the high cost of HP branded ones. I've even seen the issue with an HP branded disk although admittedly the disk in question had a pre-failure alert so probably had a failed temperature sensor.

You can check the temperatures via the iLO4 or the Systems Management Homepage to confirm this.
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experts-exgAuthor Commented:
The disks are Dell original disks however I have gone from 450gb to 4tb disks, as these are the maximum the server can take. I will try updating the bios etc and see what that does, the vendor did say that these will work fine with HP, guess he wanted a sale.....
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rindiCommented:
Dell disks use different firmware than HP disks.
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experts-exgAuthor Commented:
Tried 1TB WD disks and they worked fine, must be the firmware of the dell disks, is it easy to update their firmware?
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rindiCommented:
I don't know.
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experts-exgAuthor Commented:
HP's worked, Dell didnt
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