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post #11 of 20
That's the standby voltage (+5) that keeps your Wake-On-LAN alive when your PC is shut down. Whether it's buzzing or not, it's working.
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post #12 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Burn
That's the standby voltage (+5) that keeps your Wake-On-LAN alive when your PC is shut down. Whether it's buzzing or not, it's working.
So the buzzing sound is ok?

Does your powerstream do it?
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post #13 of 20
Mine does it, but very faintly. If it persists, contact OCZ about an RMA. No questions asked, it's something that could have potentially disastrous results.
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post #14 of 20
my 14$ 550W psu did that 2 days before it died... fried my whole system of my K7S5A and 750mhz throughbred and a stick of 512 sdram
    
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Well, I can RMA, got hooked up at the OCZ support forums, would you guys do it? I really don't want to be without a psu for my chistmas break
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post #16 of 20
My psu smell like it is burning a chip... But i looked inside and it is all ok, Could it be dust?
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post #17 of 20
The buzz is just the ac currant flowing through the same happens to my amp
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post #18 of 20
That sound is just either the sound of electricity runnig through the PSU or maybe dust caught in the Fan
post #19 of 20
Transformers usually buzz when they are going bad..
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post #20 of 20
yeah it sounds like a transformer or cap is starting to go bad inside your psu. take your psu out of your case and jump it so it runs... and put your ear up to it and listen if you can hear it when your psu is outside your case then you'll be able to describe the buzz better to OCZ and you'll know for sure that it's the psu... a buzz it could be a fan or a vibration... maybe you just need to do some noise dampening.
My cpu developed a buzz towards the beginning of break and I got some fan silencers, a psu silencer and some rubber screws and stuff... swapped some fans out and my computer is about half as loud and stays just as cool. I don't really think I needed a psu silencer cause my Seasonic is so quiet anyway, but I figured what the heck. But my buzzing sound I knew was vibration not anything else.
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