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Another weird thing is that if I wear headphones, i can actually hear the noise through my headphones and it coming out of my pc at the same time. Even when using a VoIP program, other people can hear this noise and even louder than myself I believe through their speakers, only when my mic is activated though.
This problem has been occuring for about almost a year now, but i never really tried anything because it didnt bother me that much as my music is always onbut it can't go on like that forever right? I hope anyone can help, it would be really appreciated. It might also be the power supply. I suggest substituting a known good graphics card and then power supply to find the source of the problem.How to fix coil whine buzzing noise for GPU ingame (Crowbcat reupload)
Sounds like "coil whine". Fairly common with both ATI and nvidia cards. Generally nothing to get excited about if it is the card. If the whine is coming from the PSU then that's another matter entirely. Some cards will whine, and some do not. It usually comes down to luck of the draw. Yeah, it's deffo coil whine comin from my PSU I looked around for solutions but nothing specific came up.
Guess I'll just have to live with it or buy me a new one Electrostatic interferrence, perhaps. You can often use electronic shielding to prevent the hum Try a TV-Radio Repair shop or a top quality electronics catalog. We use this shielding often in broadcast studios Also, if it is possible, change the audio speaker or other sound devices to a different brand or model. Make friends with a broadcast engineer or an experienced audio engineer. Hi guys, I had the same problem hearing a buzzing noise through the speakers that varied with fps.
I also heard the same physical squealing from folding through my speakers. It turns out I had a monitoring option turned on for a mic on the front panel. I didn't have a mic plugged in, but the cable from my audio card runs past my graphics card to reach the front panel. So make sure you check all of your "Recording Devices" under the sound in control panel.
Check the properties of any devices that are enabled especially default devices and look under the "Listen" and "Custom" tabs for any options that enable 'listening' or 'monitoring of this device'. Hope this helps! Happy to help. You must log in or register to reply here.
How to Fix a Computer Fan That's Loud or Making Noise
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Forums Posts Latest Posts. View More. Recent Blog Posts. Recent Photos. View More Photo Galleries. Unread PMs. Essentials Only Full Version. New Member. My card also has noticeable coil whine, but i dont think the issues are related, this is a fan issue im pretty sure.
Sounds like one of the bearings on a fan. Only way I know to fix that is to replace the fan. If it's the fan bearing, then take the card out and place it on a static bag or on a flat wood table with the fans facing up. This will help seat any bearings that might be out of place. If it is the bearing this should help with the noise.
Just something i've seen other suggest on here. I have never done myself. Theirs no protecting electronics on top of an antistatic bag.Usually, the buzzing and grinding sounds our laptops tend to make are to do with the CPU fan.
After you fix the issue, your laptop should function better than ever before. Unlike desktop computers, which have both a CPU and a graphics card fan, laptops usually only have the one fan — if that.
It comes down to the fact that your CPU fan is working overtime. Well, there are several reasons why the fan might start buzzing or grinding as it moves. One of them is, simply, the position of the laptop. Alternately, the fan could be permanently bent after sustaining damage due to a fall.
In addition to physical damage your laptop might have suffered, the fan could also be acting up due to other reasons. Specifically, you might have a problem with overheating that your CPU fan would have to compensate for.
However, even with that, there are several problems you might come across. If your laptop tends to overheat, there are several issues that might be responsible. To begin with, the computer could be overheating due to environmental factors.
Most laptops can only function in temperatures between 32 degrees and 95 degrees Fahrenheit. If you absolutely need a laptop and you work in temperatures outside of that range, you might want to spring for special equipment. Aside from the temperature of your environment, there are other things that might make it harder for the fan to cool your processor.
For example:. But there is one more reason why your computer might start overheating more than usual. Namely, if the device is dealing with more processes than it can handlethe CPU fan would have to spin more quickly to compensate.
Typically, that happens if you have too many programs running simultaneously or if your computer is infected with malware. Of course, eventually, your laptop will become noisier due to age. Now that you know about the things that could be wrong with your laptop, you can start fixing the problems.
The following steps are listed in the order that made sense to me — so you can try them all. Before you do anything else, you should make sure that your computer is performing optimally.
How to Fix a Laptop Fan Making Weird Buzzing or Grinding Noises
The first way to do that is to check it for malware. Slow performance is often the first hint that you may have a virus on your computer. Of course, your trusty Windows Defender — or an antivirus of your choice — could also give a heads up about any viruses you might have downloaded.
In fact, going forward, the best way to protect yourself from viruses would be to use antivirus software. Both Mac and Windows computers have their own built-in malware defense mechanisms.
However, I recommend that you go for an antivirus that comes with more proactive features. After all, your laptop can run only so many processes at one time. The CPU activity is expressed in percentageswhich is most easily accessible in the Windows 10 version of Task Manager.Join us now!
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Forums Posts Latest Posts. View More. Recent Blog Posts. Recent Photos. View More Photo Galleries. Unread PMs. Essentials Only Full Version. SSC Member. I'm getting some heavy electrical buzz noise from my case that correlates with GPU load being applied.
It sounds like an electrical buzzing noise sometimes changing frequencies. In a game when I go to the pause menu the GPU clocks drop back and so does the noise. As soon as load is reapplied the noise starts again. Can a capacitor on the graphics card potentially be responsible for this or more likely the PSU?
If so do I have a bad cap? I've tried putting a cardboard pipe to my ear but I still cannot pin point the noise exactly. Superclocked Member. Re: Electrical noise with GPU load.
Graphite8five I'm getting some heavy electrical buzz noise from my case that correlates with GPU load being applied. Every single Ti I've had come through here somewhere around 10 by now makes the same noise, some slightly worse than others but all easily audible. Manufacturer doesn't seem to matter.A louder-than-usual fan in your computer, or one that's making strange noises, isn't something to ignore. These sounds are usually an indication that a fan isn't working properly — a potentially serious problem.
Fans located throughout the inside of the computer help remove the large amount of heat generated by the CPUgraphics cardpower supplyand other hardware on your computer.
When heat builds up inside the computer, those parts heat up until they quit working Below are three distinct strategies for solving a noisy fan problem, all of which are worth investing some time and effort into.
That said, cleaning the fans should be the priority if you're looking for the most likely solution. A lot of other "computer fan troubleshooting" articles out there recommend software tools that force your computer's fans to slow down, but we never recommend those.
There's usually a very good reason for a fan to be running fast or making noise, the root cause of which you're working to solve with the steps below. Time Required: It'll probably take around 30 minutes to clean all the fans in your computer, maybe less if you have a laptop or tabletand more if you're using a desktop.
Clean the CPU fanas well as graphics card fan and any other component fans you might have like for RAM modules or other motherboard based chips. Canned air works great for CPU and component fan cleaning.
Keep it upright, make sure the computer is turned off, and do the dust blowing outdoors if possible. If you have trouble figuring out which panel to remove to access the CPU and fan, take a look at your computer's manual online.
Avoid blowing the dust directly back into the computer, which could aggravate the fan noise problem in the future. Instead, blow air at the fan at an angle, blowing the dust away from the fan grates. Desktops: Your computer has a power supply fan and may or may not have inflow and outflow case fans. Blow these fans from the outside and the inside until you don't see any more dust flying out of them. Due to safety concerns with power suppliesdon't open the power supply and replace only the fan; the entire power supply should be replaced instead.
I know that might be a big expense, and fans are cheap, but it's not worth the risk. If after cleaning a fan, it doesn't move at allit's time to replace it. Check first that the fan is plugged into the motherboard or whatever is providing the power, but beyond that, it's time for a new one.
If the fan is still working but not much better, or if it still isn't behaving like you think it should be, keep reading for some more ideas. It's very possible that your fans are all in perfect working order and, now that they're clean, running better than ever.
However, if they're still making a lot of noise, it may be because they're being asked to do more than they're designed to do.
In other words, your computer is very hot and, even with great fans running at full speed, they can't cool your hardware down enough to slow down — thus the noise!
There are plenty of ways to cool down your computer, from moving where it is, to upgrading to a better fan, etc. If those ideas don't work, or you're not able to try them, it's time to look at why your hardware might be being pushed to its limit. Unless your fan-cooled hardware has a physical issue and is heating up and making your fan noisy for that reason, your operating system and software are the primary reason your hardware works more i.
In Windows, Task Manager is the tool that lets you see how individual programs are using your computer's hardware, most importantly the CPU.Joinsubscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature articles. On a pure technical level, coil whine refers to an undesirable noise emitted by an electronic component vibrating as power runs through an electrical cable.
In bad cases, you can actually hear the pitch of the coil whine change as the GPU draws more or less power, and the electrical frequency across various components shifts. It might be particularly noticeable when running a 3D game or high-intensity graphics application. Coil whine can be especially noticeable—not to mention frustrating! Coil whine is really nothing to be concerned about.
The fixes for the problem, therefore, are going to be physical in nature. You have a few options. Dampen it. If your PC is making too much noise, trap it inside the case. Different PC enclosures have different audio properties, and some manufacturers make their cases specifically to dampen sound and vibration.
Generally speaking, a case with more dampening material, like high-density foam or fabric, will be better than bare steel or aluminum at hiding noise levels. Keep in mind that moving your entire PC to a new case is a time-consuming processbut not a particularly difficult one if you already know how to swap out a graphics card or RAM. Replace it. If you can pinpoint which part is causing the whine you could just replace it. Unfortunately, coil whine alone might not be enough for your graphics card or power supply maker to accept a warranty replacement —and it may not be worth hundreds of dollars for you to replace the part.
Contact customer support to see about your options. J ust deal with it. The Best Tech Newsletter Anywhere. Joinsubscribers and get a daily digest of news, comics, trivia, reviews, and more. Windows Mac iPhone Android. Smarthome Office Security Linux. The Best Tech Newsletter Anywhere Joinsubscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature articles.
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