Rice Krispies

My PII 300MHz sometimes sounds a bit like that old cereal.

Silence for days, and then crackle, crackle, crackle.

This has been on going for weeks, so I'm not too worried....Honest!

As far as I can tell, it seems to be coming from the PSU/Fan area.

I've had the whole thing apart for a clean, but it made no difference.

Could it be dust in the power cable socket?

Open to suggestions...


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Arrow

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Maybe it's the dust INSIDE the power supply itself.

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If giving it a thump is refering to the psu, try taking it outside ad blowing it out with a can of compressed air. Back off and watch the dust fly.

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Or you can open up the power supply casing, and blowing at it like that, which would probably be more effective.

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I'm building a BX system, and the case I got didn't have the 300W PSU I asked for, so I'll take the new PSU out of that and replace the entire PSU.

That should fix it. Cheers for the help!

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BX on the CHEAP-I just built one of those Blaster PC's up, it works great-2.5% less performance than my CUSL2 had, which, for the price, is a great value. I can probably attribut the slight loss in performance to the sound system, since SB Live normally uses more processor power than the Vortex2 card I used on the CUSL2.

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