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whenever i start a game, there is an annoying fan noise, or so i think and the sound source is strongest near the GPU so naturally, i stopped the fan for a second or two but the voice didn't go away so i checked the CPU and PSU fans, same thing!, where is hell is this sound coming from? wth.gif

note: the sound isn't there when i stress test the GPU or CPU, only when i start a game!
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post #2 of 27
Could be the hard drive when the game is loading up the textures into memory. Does it only do it when you start a game or can you hear it the entire time you are playing?
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post #3 of 27
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the entire time i am playing, and i checked the HD but it's not the source of the sound either!

Edit: the sound is strongest between the CPU fan and the back of the GPU, there is the NB heat sink in the middle thinking.gif
Edited by omari79 - 4/1/13 at 7:51am
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post #4 of 27
Do you have a speaker on your Monitor?
check Device Manager and Disable any HD Audio over HDMI drivers.

I had a random annoying noise, I wear headphones, and this was the cause. The tiny speaker on my monitor was playing sound whenever I loaded a game up.
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PSU fan?PWM Fan? CPU Heatsink`s fan? GPU PWM Fan on Auto?
post #6 of 27
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Aparition View Post

Do you have a speaker on your Monitor?
check Device Manager and Disable any HD Audio over HDMI drivers.

I had a random annoying noise, I wear headphones, and this was the cause. The tiny speaker on my monitor was playing sound whenever I loaded a game up.

the monitor doesn't have any speakers but i do use headphones, what should i disable and from where?

Quote:
Originally Posted by PontiacGTX View Post

PSU fan?PWM Fan? CPU Heatsink`s fan? GPU PWM Fan on Auto?

all on auto mate, but i did try to set the GPU fan to manual and lower it's speed, that didn't work either!
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post #7 of 27
Is it a high pitched noise? Does it go away once you actually start playing the game and you get past the menus?
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post #8 of 27
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yes it's a high pitched noise but it doesn't go away until i stop playing and exit the game completely...any game
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post #9 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by omari79 View Post

the monitor doesn't have any speakers but i do use headphones, what should i disable and from where?

Hmm, might not be the same issue then. To find these controls go into Device Manager, then look under your sound options. You should see HD Audio if it is installed. That is the Audio over HDMI. Just disable it, uninstalling it will just make Windows re-install it later.
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ok, i will try that right away
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