coil whine

Forum discussion tagged with coil whine.
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    [SOLVED] Corsair cx-650f psu coil whine and efficiency question

    Just installed my Corsair cx psu and Ive noticed There's an aggregious coil whine, I'm just wondering if it's worth returning as in hindsight I maybe should've got a more energy efficient and higher quality PSU :/ in these times where energy prices are so high (I'm in the UK) do you think I...
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    Question Coil-whine from motherboard ?

    Hi! please answer my questions. So my Motherboard(Tuf gaming b560m-plus) produce coil whine. the noise come from the back side. when my pc idle its fully silent. on light load (like google chrome browsing) its high pitched noise. and when i gaming its low pitched buzzing. if my case fully...
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    [SOLVED] Coil whine after installing new RAM [and CPU]

    So I had just my AMD Ryzen 5 3500X OEM replaced with a brand new Ryzen 7 5800X; on a Gigabyte X570 Aorus Ultra rev. 1.2 F30 with Windows 10 Enterprise 20H2 19042.746 x64. End everything seemed to be A-OK for 3 days But then I also have replaced G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 DIMM 3600 Mhz CL16 16 GB...
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    Question GPU buzzing at idle

    New builder here, rx6650xt hellhound My GPU started making weird electric buzzing noises when idle, it's not coil whine that happens at high fps, this is kinda lower pitched. I should also mention that the GPU has a zero fan mode (not the sound of fans hitting anything because they're not...
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    Question Coil whine in headphones while playing

    Hello. I own an Aorus 2080 TI Xtreme. The GPU is 3 years old. There was some itchy / buzzing sound in the headphones when GPU is loaded in games. I found that the same sound comes from the GPU and only when the GPU is loaded. And the sound is heard only in the left earpiece. In rest mode, when...
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    Question Is this Coil Whine? Extremely loud noise on brand new build

    Less than a month old all new pc build makes extremely loud high pitch noise. I assume it's coming from my gpu as it goes away when closing a game. However, lowering fps doesn't make it go away. Can someone confirm it's coil whine? From what I've seen, this seems quite a bit louder. Also, can...
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    [SOLVED] PSU making a lot of noise ?

    Hi, im new here on tom's Hardware. I've come here to ask about a problem I have currently on my pc system. I built my rig using: Intel i5-12600K RTX 3070 Gigabyte Gaming OC 16Gb Kingston Fury 3200mhz Gigabyte Z690 Gaming PSU: MSI MPG A850GF and ever since I built it I've had an issue with the...
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    Question RTX 3090 FE makes a loud and rapid clicking noise when under load

    As the title says my GPU an Nvidia 3090 FE is making very loud, very rapid clicking noises sometimes when it is under load. It does not crash but the noise is extremely unpleasant and I want to know if there is a way to stop it or at least what's causing it. If not I may have to claim warranty...
  9. Kerygam

    Question Motherboard coil whine

    Dear Gaming community! I just built a new pc, and unfortunately something happened that I am not very happy about: Coil whine (Or something like that) Videos: View: and The noise around the CPU only occurs when the GPU is...
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    Question Weird constant buzzing noise from PC when playing a game!!!

    Dear reader, I have just recently replaced my old gtx 970 by a 2070 super, everything seemed great, until i fired up a game. When in game, i can hear a slight buzzing sound coming somewhere from my pc (I think from the middle). When I alt-tab out of the game, i do not hear the sound, but when I...
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    Question PSU problem or GPU coil whine?

    For a while now, I've had this strange static noise coming from my PC, I've avoided using it due to the sound. Today, I tried to diagnose it. Firstly, I cleaned it with compressed air, fans also. I thought it was my case fans but I unplugged each one separately and tested it to see if it was...
  12. owem

    [SOLVED] CPU fan making buzzing/whistling noise

    Hi forum, Several days ago my one of my CPU fan making noises like a whistling sound (coil sound ?!). So I tried to stop the fan using my finger and the noises stops. I decided to replace the fan, I got the new one, replace it, and the noises still there. I stop the new fan using my finger and...
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    Question PSU coil whine?

    Good day everyone! I need your help. My PSU is making weird noise only under heavy loads - when gpu wattage is up to 300w. It is like that from the day I bought it. I recorded it: Video (google disk) Is that coil whine? Or should I swap it asap? Everything works good, voltage is normal and...
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    Question Random clicking noise from GPU (like rattlesnake noise) ?

    Hey guys, I'm getting some clicking noise from GPU randomly (not constant) while idle. When I increase the fan speed to 60% or above it is gone or very rare. It is a HP Prebuilt and It has been just over a month getting the built and experiencing the issue for the past two weeks. When I...
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    Question Strange GPU noise? Coil Whine or fan related?

    Hi all, I'm hearing strange noises from my RTX 3060 I believe, at first I thought it might be coil whine but I couldn't confirm it. Changing fan speed doesn't seem to affect it either and it emits the winding, high pitched noise (last 6 seconds of the video below) every minute or so. What do...
  16. SlymerOG

    [SOLVED] Annoying Buzzing Sound

    Hi! I recently built this PC in November of last year and always noticed this buzzing sound. It never really bothered me as I thought it was just coil whine and only happened during intense games. Now it’s insanely loud and just idle, also tried to listen and doesn’t sound like it’s coming from...
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    [SOLVED] Chirping Sound (Coil Whine?) from GPU or PSU while idle

    Hello there! I am not quite sure since when this sound started but I am pretty certain that it wasn't always there. No matter if my PC is idling or under full load, there is almost always this constant chirping sound. Since my case (cm nr200p) consists of mostly mesh surfaces, this sound...
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    [SOLVED] RTX 3080 Ti Just Started Making High Pitched Noise When Gaming Only

    It happened after I changed 2 case fans yesterday. I thought it was the PSU, but I replaced it today, along with every cable from the PSU, and it still makes the noise. Also, when I am gaming, the pitch will sound different depending on what way my character is looking. Is this something I...
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    [SOLVED] Noise from PSU after updating two case fans

    Hello, I had to replace two case fans today and when I started it back up everything was running fine. When I started up a game, a buzzing noise started coming EVGA 1000 G+ PSU. The noise instantly stops if I pause the game in Far Cry New Dawn, but instantly starts when I unpause. I did have to...
  20. ChaoticHawk

    Question PSU Whine Coil/Fan Bearing Noise

    So recently I've noticed that some noise been coming off my PSU (Thermaltake Smart Series 80Plus White) with 13 Months of usage.The noise sounds like a coil whine but could also be the Fan bearing although the noise goes off when the computer goes into high load (Ex: Playing a game) and only...
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    Question Got a consistent high pitch noise occurring on/off, don't know which part is causing the coil whine.

    So this has been occurring for a few days by now, and it would happen on/off for about 20 minutes interval. The noise is consistent and doesn't pitch up/down corresponding to what's on display which is something I've read in regards to coil whine from the GPU. So which part is it then? Got a...
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    Question I may have damaged my nvidia 1080ti strange whining noise but might not be coil whine

    Hey everyone, I think i did something really bad and it damaged my gpu. I struggled to remove it from the slot and it took awhile before I could actually push the lever on the pci slot. Now I got quite rough with it to the point my whole motherboard was bending(slightly). I then cleaned it with...
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    Question GPU buzzing while playing PUBG

    PC specs PSU: Seasonic Core GM 650 MB: Aorus b550 Elite v2 CPU: Ryzen 7 5800x CPU Cooler: Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 GPU: Asrock AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT Challenger Pro 8GB OC RAM: Kingston HyperX 8x2 DDR4 3200Mhz I heard it's called coil whine or something like that, limiting fps should fix the...
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    Question Coil whine or something else?

    On my PC I can hear a very faint static noise that is tough to pinpoint where its coming from. It's almost like the noise you hear when you put a disc in a games console or hard drive trying to read data. A small "zzz-zz-zz" noise. I would post a video but its not audible through phone. Could...
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    Question Coil whine

    My PC has been suffering from coil whine for some time, but it's very loud. I have tried multiple PSU's (2x System Power 9 600w, 1x RM650x 2018) which made no difference. Tried multiple GPU's (Palit 2060, Sapphire Pulse 5500 XT, MSI Gaming X 5500 XT), which all had different coil whine but...
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    Question Corsair HX850 Plantinum, possible Coil Whine?

    Hello, Just built myself a new watercooled system in a Lian Li O11D XL case, AMD 5950X, Asus Crosshair VIII Hero MB, Asus Strix RTX3080 OC GPU, etc. And a Corsair HX850 Platinum PSU. Ever since the first power on, there has been a high pitch noise, which I can only attribute to being Coil...
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    [SOLVED] Coil whine when scrolling on chrome, is it normal?

    I recently upgraded to an RTX 3070 Ti and I’m having coil whine when scrolling through a website on chrome, the GPU usage spikes from 0% to 6% when scrolling I understand some coil whine is normal when the GPU is under high load but is it normal when there’s low usage? like on chrome for example?
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    [SOLVED] Is it possible for a graphics card to develop coil whine after years of use?

    My ASUS Strix GTX 1070 started to have coil whine in games even with V Sync enabled at 60 FPS. Is it possible for a GPU to develop this over time and should I be worried?
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    Question Coil whine or bad cap? Need replacing? Video attached.

    Just recently started noticing what sounds like a bird chirping coming from my psu, it happens every 15 seconds or so. I'm not super tech savvy and have no idea what this could be. Any and all help is appreciated guys! Thank you! Clip of the sound
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    [SOLVED] Coil Whine From Transformer? (Corsair CX750M)

    Hi everyone! I'm having very annoying coil whine sounds. First I investigated by opening my psu up and listened while canceling other noises with a tube and I'm pretty sure it's coming from the large transformer. P.S: much before this, I hot-glued every coil because of this, didnt work thats...
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    [SOLVED] Coil Whine from PSU continues after PSU upgrade

    Hi everyone, For a while I've been having this problem with my computer where it makes this buzzing noise constantly. The noise comes from the power supply but I can also hear it from the GPU/CPU area. It's not very loud but I can hear it all the time. When I play games the buzzing gets worse...
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    Question Coil Whine on the VRM when TDP spikes up and down

    Hello, I have recently built a computer (well, two if you count all the pieces I've replaced) and it seems to be cursed with coil whine. My specs: 10850K Noctua NH-D15 MSI Z490 Gaming Edge (previously ASUS TUF Z490) Seasonic Focus GX 750W (I have used a Sharkoon SilentStorm Cool Zero that my...
  33. jeremyjones2000

    [SOLVED] 3060ti founders whine/ high pitch noise

    View: not sure why this is happening perhaps coil whine ? if so does anyone know if nvidia do replacements for it and is it a bad thing it is making this noise. Thanks!
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    Question HDD Causing crashing and GPU coil whine

    Hey, So this is a weird one, I recently upgraded the Mobo, CPU and RAM in my system but about 2 weeks after I started getting constant crashes and sometimes starting a game up the PC would shut off, about a week after this my GPU developed coil whine. Sometimes the PC would not boot and I...
  35. RajTheGeek

    [SOLVED] Hissing sound coming from my PC

    Hi there. Here's the situation: from the past few weeks a hissing sound is coming from my PC. I opened my pc and tried to figure out the source but I can't find it. It makes when something is loading. Like when I open the chrome, file explorer, during the game loading screen. Suppose I open...
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    Question GPU Coil whine increases and decreases according to what it does in the game

    Hello, first of all, thank you It's my first time having coil whine on a GPU, it's the Gigabyte RTX 3070 Eagle OC. I know that it is not harmful to the GPU and that its only drawback is the noise it causes. I swapped my PSU for a Corsair RM850X thinking it would fix it but it didn't, so I've...
  37. DonCappuccino

    [SOLVED] GPU weird sound

    heys guys i really need your help , so basically one week ago , i turned on my pc in the morning , and then i started hearing a strange noise , i opened the pc to look where the problem is coming from , and it was from the gpu, when i stopped the fans with my fingers the noise just stopped , so...
  38. zDruqz

    Question Coil Whine | Gigabyte Geforce RTX 3070 EAGLE OC 8GB

    Before starting I want to list my components: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT GPU: Gigabyte Geforce RTX 3070 EAGLE OC Motherboard: Asus Prime B350-Plus Power Supply: Gigabyte P850GM 850W (this is my new one already, I got it because of the coil whine but it didn't change anything) RAM: 2x 8GB 2400MHz...
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    [SOLVED] GPU and maybe MOBO coil whine Help me pls

    Hi, first of all thank you for reading this Today i start hearing coil whine on my gpu but also i hear it in the 8 pin cpu area i hear it on windows 10 idle and when gaming it intensiefies turning on vsync it dosen't help My PC: Ryzen 9 5950x X570 Aorus Master Last BIOS Update G. Skill...
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    [SOLVED] Noise coming from case.

    So I bought a new (used) GPU and a new case. I plugged everything and everything works fine, but sometimes, randomly, a bbbrrrrrrr noise starts coming out of the case. I tried unplugging my fans and it kept coming back. I checked if its the GPU and still doesn't seep to be it. Can someone help...