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I have recently been noticing that when my Corsair Force GT 120 GB is stressed hard it makes almost screeching noises. Any clue as to why it does this? Is is bad? Should I rma? The noise doesn't bother me, I just don't want to have a bad sdd.



 



Very similar to this:



 





 



I have heard it might be other things, but I didn't hear it before I got my sdd, and it is only when the ssd is under stress, so...



 



 



Thanks.


Edited by nvidiaftw12 - 10/30/12 at 2:53pm
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post #2 of 11
I can't think of a reason for that SSD to be make noises. I would try a RMA. You can't loose anything. Besides its corsair biggrin.gif
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Aww, a squealing, little SSD! So cute! laughingsmiley.gif

I hadn't thought about it but I guess SSDs could get coil whine too, right?

All of my SSDs have been silent, but if it's not having any performance problems I wouldn't be too worried.
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Aww, a squealing, little SSD! So cute! laughingsmiley.gif
I hadn't thought about it but I guess SSDs could get coil whine too, right?
All of my SSDs have been silent, but if it's not having any performance problems I wouldn't be too worried.


Can't be coil whine, there are no coils.

 

I wonder if it's the same type of thing that makes old p4 chips burble.

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Basically forgot about this, but I think I will bump it again.

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Stressed hard as in benching the harddrive?
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Had the same thing with my 64GB M4 a while ago. I think it had something to do with the C states of the mobo or it just went away over time.
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Stressed hard as in benching the harddrive?

Bench the sdd, not hdd.

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Had the same thing with my 64GB M4 a while ago. I think it had something to do with the C states of the mobo or it just went away over time.

Ah, sounds good. I won't worry to much, it has been working flawlessly so far.

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This is caused by high speed memory accesses. You used to be able to hear it on DDR chips, but they got too high to hear with DDR2. I remember a long time ago someone asked this same thing about their RAM on a different board.
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Quote:
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Bench the sdd, not hdd.
Ah, sounds good. I won't worry to much, it has been working flawlessly so far.

Ah yeah I meant just the drive lol...
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