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post #1 of 13
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After changing case to my RV02, which is more silent than my old case, when I load the HD5850 (1.162v) and my 750 to high levels, the Odin GT 800W starts to buzz and emits "clicks".

Does this mean the psu is coming to an end? Never happened to me before :S

This PSU was for 2 and more years in a system with 2 8800gtx overclocked, with a full watercooling setup, and a E6600 overclocked, and the wattmetter I have registered peaks of 700W+
    
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post #2 of 13
its just capacitor buzz its fine, and clicking sound could b the fan
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The clicking sound is not the fan, as I stoped the fan, and the click is still there.
    
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post #4 of 13
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Oh also this power suply comes with a software to control and monitor the PSU, and it has come crazy, reporting wierd values and absurd amounts of power usage.
Like 38A off the 12v1, 15A of 12v2 and 28A off 12v3. And using 900W of power.


Edited by jak3z - 4/12/11 at 4:43am
    
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post #5 of 13
might wanna be careful Im not a psu expert but if you stop the fan and it still clicks it might be "electrical clicking" noise and I wouldnt trust that if it dies it might take parts with it 10/1 it will and usually the whine is from coil whine but thats usually a "new" psu phenomenon if im not mistaken
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Sounds like its time for a new psu before it dies and takes something out with it
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I'm tired of being so unlucky :/
    
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post #8 of 13
this is a thread for phaedrus when he comes around he'll tell you excactly whats up with it... but my response still stands and I wouldnt trust it till someone like him sheds some light..
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post #9 of 13
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Looking at new PSUs at the moment, and I found a CoolerMaster Silent Pro Gold 800W and a Corsair AX750W at the same price. But I trust more Corsair with the 7 years warranty.
    
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post #10 of 13
It's probably one of the solenoids/coils in the PSU. It's documented and not uncommon, yet not necessarily normal, though not necessarily harmful. Some people paint the coils with lacquer/varnish, which kills the buzzing. No doubt this qualifies as an RMA condition if you felt like returning it though.
    
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