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high pitch sound coming from my PSU

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WARNING, the sound i am about to link is ANNOYINGLY LOUD.

it sounds like this:
just not as loud but i tried everything off and it was still doing that sound.


any idea what could be causing it to do that if it is the PSU? and what do you suggest as a replacement? im planning to buy a 670 mini or a 760ti soon so i want something that will be ready for those
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Most likely coil whine
 
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There was a computer that was brought into my work with a high pitch sound. It ended up being a bad power supply.. I don't know if that specifically was the reason it was bad or not, but it only happened when first turning it on then went away after a few mins
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Originally Posted by jonespwns View Post

There was a computer that was brought into my work with a high pitch sound. It ended up being a bad power supply.. I don't know if that specifically was the reason it was bad or not, but it only happened when first turning it on then went away after a few mins
mine starts as soon as i boot into windows and keeps going until i turn the pc off


i unplugged my hard drives and the sound kept happening
post #5 of 7
It's probably your PSU. Just put your ear near it and try to locate the location. It could just be coil wine, just like that guy said. Im not sure if its bad since the computer at work. It kept doing boot loops. But if you're computer isn't restarting or anything then I don't think you should worry. Also, video cards often coil wine. So that could be something to listen for.
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post #6 of 7
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my video card is giving me problem too. but i got money to replace both so i want to do it soon
post #7 of 7
It's coil whine. My PSU does this sometimes. You can try to RMA with the manufacturer; they usually accept returns for this.
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