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my psu started to make a chirping noise yesterday so I took it out put it on the table outside of the pc, I reconnected everything an tested thd voltages on idel.. everything was fine so I tested with full load still with normal volages nothing weird..but the twist is that the noise complelty went away wile the psu was out of the pc case, I left it on for close to a day an nothing no noise. I decided to put it back an then it stared the noise again. now tell me why the hell is that happening its so weird idk what to do because the psu voltages is fine an no crashes or anything completely stable.
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my psu started to make a chirping noise yesterday so I took it out put it on the table outside of the pc, I reconnected everything an tested thd voltages on idel.. everything was fine so I tested with full load still with normal volages nothing weird..but the twist is that the noise complelty went away wile the psu was out of the pc case, I left it on for close to a day an nothing no noise. I decided to put it back an then it stared the noise again. now tell me why the hell is that happening its so weird idk what to do because the psu voltages is fine an no crashes or anything completely stable.

Could be a small amout of vibration noise
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Could be a small amout of vibration noise
is it fine? yeah its a little annoyong but I have a 7 year warranty an since the voltages is fine RMA seems pointless.but I still dont see why its ok when out of the pc case.
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is it fine? yeah its a little annoyong but I have a 7 year warranty an since the voltages is fine RMA seems pointless.but I still dont see why its ok when out of the pc case.

The case could be amplifying an otherwise noiseless vibration into an audible buzz..

EDIT: Try using something underneath the PSU inside the case to dampen it maybe.
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The case could be amplifying an otherwise noiseless vibration into an audible buzz..

EDIT: Try using something underneath the PSU inside the case to dampen it maybe.
the pc case I am using the ""CM STORM TROOPER"" has those built-in for the psu already so idk but it might be the problem
post #6 of 32
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it now makes noise when i put the PC in Power Save mode, also in my earphones connected to my front panel i can hear it slightly mad.gif . i am seriously regretting coming back into the custom build PC game, no one seems to care about quality anymore.
Edited by jovi9 - 5/27/13 at 11:55pm
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it now makes noise when i put the PC in Power Save mode, also in my earphones connected to my front panel i can hear it slightly mad.gif . i am seriously regretting coming back into the custom build PC game, no one seems to care about quality anymore.

What?
You have more high quality now then ever before

Just because you got one unit with a tiny amount of nosie does not make the whole custom world low quality and bad
Edited by shilka - 5/28/13 at 5:09am
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i am seriously regretting coming back into the custom build PC game, no one seems to care about quality anymore.

Harsh...

Well, regardless I would try for an RMA. No one wants a noisy unit. I think you could get a replacement easily with this issue tbh.
 
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post #9 of 32
if it is quite out the case then its ok. Is the frame on the case distorted in anyway ?
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i say that because a corsair PSU destroyed my other PC, the asus motherboard sequels like hell an now this, after spending so much money on this new build that is kind of discouraging.
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