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I have AMD FX4100 and under load when playing games my PSU starts to make loud noises and something like rustling. Is it because my PSU can't handle the CPU power of 95W? It is some chieftec 80+ bronze PSU with 400W. I also have HD 6770, 4GB hyper x blu and WD blue 500GB and CD/DVD reader/writer. Also can I undervolt my FX4100, it is at stock running at 1.428 V at 3.6 GHz and stock fan becames too noisy when gaming. So can I undervolt it to reduce temperature and fan speed. These are current specs on my power rails on CPU: http://i.imgur.com/DIBWs70.jpg . I hope I was clear because my primary languange is not English.
edit: here is better picture with stats: http://i.imgur.com/HUpd4mJ.jpg
Edited by skljom - 10/24/14 at 2:32am
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Pardon the ignorance, but i don't know exactly the "rustling" word, since my primary language isn't english either. Is it like crackling?

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/rustling

If it's crackling, then probably the PSU's fan is the problem. I mean, what else could it possibly be...
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I used google translator to get that word hahaha, I guess it doesn't work properly and yes it is crackling sound and it gets loud when under load.
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Well, here we have a PSU expert, called Shilka. I am sure he will solve this. But, i think it's the fan... As you put the PC on load, it heats up and the PSU increases the RPM of the fan. And at some point it rattles. If it's this, then the only solution is to replace the fan...

But, either wait or ask Shilka to be sure.
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Okay thanks! Shilka I hope you read this smile.gif
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Sound like your PSU could be on it's way out, probably because from a quick google search it looks like a very low quality PSU.
Can you just make sure your power cable is pushed in properly? your 'rustling' sound could be the sound of the power lead arcing in the socket.
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Pushed it as hard as I could. It seems that it will die soon...
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