Has my hard drive arrived faulty?

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http://superuser.com – I got a 1TB Western Digital Blue hard drive, and it is not recognized by my BIOS or Windows installation. BIOS shows hard drive is placed in SATA slot, but no serial number, model number, or capacity is shown. The same is for the Windows installation. The partition and format buttons in the Windows setup are grayed out too. Also, my hard drive makes clicking noises for about 15 seconds every 30 - 60 seconds. (HowTos)