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Most annoying noise ever while playing some games and not others?

post #1 of 12
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I am unsure what is causing this problem. I get what sounds like an alarm blowing while gaming. I do not play many games usually. Starcraft 2 which i have not ever had a problem with and do not have a problem with, and sim city, i was playing assasins creed the newest one and i had the same experience. I'm baffled. link to you-tube video of it occurring

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kzerc6iuxRE&feature=youtu.be


system is 2600k sandybridge
maximus v board
gerforce gtx 780ti
post #2 of 12
Are you running any temperature monitoring software installed? A lot of those monitoring programs will have a temperature alarm that starts buzzing or does something at a certain temperature. It could be GPU or CPU temps.
post #3 of 12
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Originally Posted by RX7-2nr View Post

Are you running any temperature monitoring software installed? A lot of those monitoring programs will have a temperature alarm that starts buzzing or does something at a certain temperature. It could be GPU or CPU temps.

That is certainly a possibility. I have a HDD monitor that does this on a drive I use which is failing lately. GPU/CPU monitors do this too.

Good thinking man.
 
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I see you have a ASUS motherboard, do you happen to have ASUS PC Probe installed?
if so check the settings for the alarm that can go off just because of fan rpm change or whenever it feels like it.
I disabled the alarm on mine.
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I had the same issue. Do you have any gpu softwares installed? afterburner, precisionx, gpumonitor, gpuz. My issue was caused from my gpu overheating, and gpu monitor sent off this alarm
 
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post #6 of 12
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I have EVGA PrecisionX. That is a great idea, i will look into that. and update
post #7 of 12
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I think you nailed it, its set at 70 which must be default
post #8 of 12
I once had a Prescott and it used to do exactly that - the BIOS CPU alarm was set at something like 80C as a warning it drove me crazy for months and I had to take the PC back to shop on 3 occasions - but they never ID the issue as they only tested it in AC of 23C and never gamed on it. This started me down the road of PC analysis and troubleshooting.
Edited by Bold Eagle - 3/22/14 at 12:42am
post #9 of 12
What temperature is it reaching?
post #10 of 12
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Well it was hitting 70 when the alarm would sound. It says on EVGA Precision that at 100% it should hit a max target temp of 82, so i set the new alarm to sound at 85. This is not over clocked at this point it is simply stock.
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