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I highly doubt it's the vga. It's been happening since I first purchased the antec 850w. Ergo, i've had many different video cards in it's life span, so it has to be something else or it's the psu itself.
Well, the chance of two different PSUs behaving similarly(in this regard) in identical scenarios is more or less equal to the chance of Justin Beiber having male sexual organs.. which is close to nonexistent.

It could be the motherboard if you're certain is not the VGA.
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Well, the chance of two different PSUs behaving similarly(in this regard) in identical scenarios is more or less equal to the chance of Justin Beiber having male sexual organs.. which is close to nonexistent.

It could be the motherboard if you're certain is not the VGA.
Next time I notice it I'll make certain to pay attention to the location of where it's coming from and then I'll report back here.
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I noticed the buzzing noise 2 more times. Once while browsing the web (again) and sounded like it was coming from the power supply, but I couldn't exactly tell. The second time it started buzzing when the computer was powered off (the antec did this too, when the pc was off), so maybe it isn't the power supplies that made this noise? Again, the noise only lasts for a brief while, 4-6 seconds.
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I'm just thinking out of the box, i'm not an expert in electrical stuff. But if two different supplies are doing the same thing and we Eliminate the VGA, could we say this may be a problem coming from the wall?

I don't know, maybe something in the current it's sucking from is making the PSU's do this.

I can be way off but it was an idea redface.gif

EDIT: to further experiment. Try getting a surge protector on it. I have a fancy one that supposedly regulates the current.
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Well, it's not directly plugged into the wall it's using a cheap $15-$20 surge protector.
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