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PSU ticking noise


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#1 sizzlinbacon

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Posted 23 September 2015 - 05:24 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYmVmqz74lg
psu:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... got it from superbiiz

had it for 8 months just started making this noise..on start up it will make it for about 5 seconds sometimes not at all and then stop..

but when i play games like Tera the cpu usage goes to 50-60 and the noise will come back.
after i quit the game and let it sit idle for 10-20 minutes it'll stop
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GTX 970



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Posted 23 September 2015 - 05:45 PM

The power supply should not be making that noise. (or any noise except for the fan air movement)

 

It may or may not continue to function correctly, but when I come across strange PSU noises I always replace the component before it leads to further issues.






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