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I got a new Corsair HX750 modular PSU via newegg yesterday. I've already contacted Corsair and Newegg is sending out an advance RMA. First off, the fan spins up after about three minutes in game. The guy from corsair said it should do that underl load. After informing him that I only have 1 gpu, 1 HDD, and 1 optical drive...he suspects a bad voltage/temp sensor causing the fan to go ballistic pre-maturely. 3 minutes into Guild Wars 2 and my guildies are asking me "whats that noise?". 'Uh, its my new PSU.' lol. I've been building PCs for 15 years and never had a painfully audible PSU. The PSU also makes a single CLICK sound when powered off. Can anyone else who has this PSU share their experience with me? The CLICK at power down concerns me.

The Corsair tech support had me re-install the PSU fan side up...wich did nothing to stop the HOOVER sound of the fan, or the CLICK at power-down.
 
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1088334/clicking-sound-at-shut-down-and-cold-startup

All of my power supplies have made this click. So does my audio amps, my guitar amps, and pretty much anything thats running on higher wattage.

edit: The thermaltake I've got in my psu currently, and a sparkle 1kw by greatwall that I had previous to this also chirp when powering off.
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post #3 of 14
My new AX860 does that too, power on and off and does it randomly while the computer is in use also, I'd like to know freaking why as it worrys me
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Let me clarify. This is not a chirp. This is not coil whine. Its a single click that only happens when powered off. It sounds as if someone is manually flipping the physical switch on the back of the PSU.
 
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post #5 of 14
It's probably this, nothing to worry about.
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Originally Posted by jesusboots View Post

http://www.overclock.net/t/1088334/clicking-sound-at-shut-down-and-cold-startup

All of my power supplies have made this click. So does my audio amps, my guitar amps, and pretty much anything thats running on higher wattage.

edit: The thermaltake I've got in my psu currently, and a sparkle 1kw by greatwall that I had previous to this also chirp when powering off.

This would explain the sound at power off...but this fan. It sounds like Dyson vacuum cleaner.
 
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post #7 of 14
I know, mine is also a definite "click" No issues with my fan though I really dont' see what the big deal is with these Senyo Denki fans, it doesn't sound that quiet to me
post #8 of 14
My HX-750 (V2) does this also. It's a pretty loud click, but not worryingly loud. No fan noise that I can hear.
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Thanks for the feedback. I'm glad they are sending me an RMA. My buddy has a HX750 and he says the same thing that Snake does, no fan noise.
 
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post #10 of 14
I would rma it. My hx750 v1 doesnt make any noise at all. The only thing I can hear in my system is the gpu.
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