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Psu makes a clicking/squealing sound on shutdown

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So my PSU (thermaltake xt 775) makes a noise after I shut off my computer. It comes about 5-10 seconds after the computer is shut off and it is a faintish squeal sound. It lasts like a second or two and sounds like the PSU is shutting itself off. I am wondering if this is a problem or it is normal. The sound never comes at another time. I still have the 30 day RMA from newegg and I will use it if it's a problem but if not, I would rather not waste my time and plus I won't be able to use the rebate if I do this RMA
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Sounds like the fan. I would RMA it being this early after you bought it or take the fan out, lubricate it, and see if it continues.
 
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some reviewer on newegg said this:

"I have this in a semi-advanced gaming build. I run a 1055t phenom x6 OC'ed at 3.4Ghz and an ATI Radeon 5870 graphics card along with 510LC asetek/corsair liquid cooling as well as a gigabyte ga-870a-ud3 motherboard. I've never had any problems whatsoever with this power supply. It's mounted in the top of my case so I can just barely see the 3 indicator LED lights through my side panel window but that's fine since I've never had a problem and needed to see them anyways.

One interesting feature is the turn-off delay. When my comp turns off the PSU stays on for about 15-20 seconds THEN turns off. When the fan spins down I can hear a little click but it's not a big deal. I just use the noise as an indicator that the power supply is fully turned off once I hear it. Highly recommended!"

Not really sure if I can trust a newegg review but this is the first power supply I've ever had with this situation
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Samsung 470 128 B SSD / Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB Asus 24X DVD Burner Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit 
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