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ah nvm the sound is comming from the psu... i think it might be the 135mm fan that is on it...
My PSU makes wierd noises while on certain menus or certain resolutions. Its wierd. PC&C said they have no clue why and offered a RMA but I didn't want to (Its basically wired into my case.. it'd take 4+ hours to get it out)

Its possible that its normal and that the fan is causing that noise just while speeding up.

If the noise is quiet, I would ignore it.. If its like the sound of a vacuum cleaner then something is probably wrong.

First time I hooked up one of my 8800GTX wrong I was panicking, SO LOUD!
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xD i just got off the phone with the Enermax company and they said it is normal... kinda odd though...
    
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Problem solved then. I hope you the best with that pretty PSU.
post #24 of 30
Just as long as it only does it when it starts up.
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xD i just got off the phone with the Enermax company and they said it is normal... kinda odd though...
I read about this exact scenario somewhere recently. I can't remember where I read it but they came to the same conclusion after a call to Enermax. If I run into it again I'll post a link here.
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I read about this exact scenario somewhere recently. I can't remember where I read it but they came to the same conclusion after a call to Enermax. If I run into it again I'll post a link here.
k, its just kinda odd, ive never heard a psu make that noise..
    
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post #27 of 30
Probably some high tension transformers or just some electrical stress within some toroids or caps. Motherbaords sometimes make strange hissing noises etc due to electrical stress. Shouldn't be anything to worry about.
    
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post #28 of 30
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Probably some high tension transformers or just some electrical stress within some toroids or caps. Motherbaords sometimes make strange hissing noises etc due to electrical stress. Shouldn't be anything to worry about.
What's electrical stress?
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Wow im glad my Pc Power and Cooling PSU, does not make any funky noises.
    
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post #30 of 30
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What's electrical stress?
Its just a result of current flowing through certain components and electrons repelling each other. it causes micro vibrations which can produce noises both electrically and through sound.
    
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