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Hi!

I just started to run OCCT, and immediately when it starts, a strange noise comes out of my computer. Its pretty highpitched and sounds like an alien screech or something like that, its really odd.

When I turn off OCCT; the sounds dissapears the same second!

What can this be?

My CPUFan is running at full speed all the time, so that can't be the case.

I've tried to locate the sound but I cannot find where its coming from.


Can the motherboard make sounds? What can it be?

Anyone ever experienced something like this? Im worried.


Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 18
mine does it in OCCT and Linx and somewhat in Vantage. I think its normal but don't quote me on that.
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post #3 of 18
It's most likely your video card and that's perfectly normal when running stress tests.
The only thing you have to worry about is whether its annoying you or not.
post #4 of 18
Its the big olde' famous 460 cap squeal. Nothing to get alarmed about
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Its the big olde' famous 460 cap squeal. Nothing to get alarmed about
^This, some cards have cap whine some dont (it could also be your psu). Its nothing to worry about though so dont stress over it.
 
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post #6 of 18
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Oh so its my GPU?

From what I stated in HWMonitor the temperature barely rised, and therefore I didn't think that the GPU made those noises, because it's not getting stressed by OCCT, or is it?
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post #7 of 18
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Oh so its my GPU?

From what I stated in HWMonitor the temperature barely rised, and therefore I didn't think that the GPU made those noises, because it's not getting stressed by OCCT, or is it?
Its your card for sure
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Oh so its my GPU?

From what I stated in HWMonitor the temperature barely rised, and therefore I didn't think that the GPU made those noises, because it's not getting stressed by OCCT, or is it?
Well are you running the cpu stress test or the gpu stress test. If your running the cpu test its the psu, if your running the gpu stress test it could be either the gpu or psu.

Its nothing to worry about though some components have this happen some dont.
 
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post #9 of 18
If it bothers you that much, send it of for RMA
post #10 of 18
I've experienced capacitor squealing on video cards in the past at very high framerates. During the Crysis start-up movies with logos and whatnot, my card runs it at like 2000-3000 fps, and that induces sqealing.

It's totally normal, nothing to worry about.
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