strange crackling noise

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    Question GPU power connectors making crackling noises mainly during boot — PSU fault or something else?

    Hi everyone, When I turn my PC on it briefly spins up my fans and right before they stop I consistently hear a crackling noise coming from around the PCIe power-pin connections. This is not the only time it happens, but it is the most reliable and consistent way to observe the issue. I’ve...