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I'm having an issue with my PSU recently. This has just recently started happening and I have no idea what to do!! Everytime I turn on my computer it would make some sort of grinding noise..it sounds like a problem with the fan but its REALLY loud..like making some tack tack tack tack sound in a rhythm pattern . It goes on and off for about 5-10minutes and then it becomes silent like a normal PSU again...when I turn off my computer for the night and turn it back on in the morning it does it again. I'm sure it is the PSU because I manually unplugged every single other fan on my computer and it still makes the sound.

Any idea on what I should do? Thanks
post #2 of 4
Uh, film the thing and show us, but If it spins properly and it exhausts some air then I wouldn't worry to much about it.
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Okay I recorded the sound. Here u go guys :S
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It's risky, but have you tried stopping the fan while it does that sound?
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