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New computer freezes & making a high pitch noise

Q: New computer freezes & making a high pitch noise

Hello!

I just bought a new computer;

XFX Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5
PCI-Express 2.0, 2xDVI-I, HDMI, DisplayPort, 850MH

Chieftec Super Series 650W PSU
ATX 12V V2.3, 80 Plus, Modular, 1x 6pin+1x 6+2pin

Gigabyte GA-H55M-USB3, H55, Socket-1156
4xDDR3, m-ATX, GbLAN, VGA, HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort,

Crucial DDR3 BallistiX 1600MHz 4GB CL8
Kit w/2x 2GB BallistiX modules, CL8-8-8-24, 1.65V

Intel Core? i7 Quad Processor i7-860
Quad Core, 2.80Ghz, Socket 1156, 8MB, 95W, Boxed w

And after installing everything it started to freeze and making these high pitched noises from the speakers. It occurs in some games and in vlc / media player classic, sometimes it takes 10 minutes, sometimes 4 hours.

So I formatted my hard drive, I even changed my hard drives, not the problem. Also ran a bunch of scans, nothing.

I did memtest86, widows diagnostic tool etc, no errors.

I bought a new CPU fan and the CPU gets up to 45-50C when I stress it. But it still freezes up and making the noise.

So I changed my RAM voltage to 1.648V (closest possible), and also the timers to 8-8-8-24. No changes.

I checked CPU-Z and realized that my CPU was clocked to 3.5 GHz. I put it to 2,8 GHz, still freezes.

The parts in the computer are installed properly.

The CPU did in fact get up to like 90C when it was set to 3.5 GHz, with the CPU fan i got from Intel. I don't know if that's the problem, that i may have damaged it that way? And thought I get some views on it before I start turning parts back.

I'm using Windows XP SP3, all drivers and bios are up to date. I'm using the on board soundcard. DirectX 9 up to date, codecs should be fine aswell.

And my current hard drive is pretty new, and shouldn't be the issue. And all the temperatures are fine, including the graphic card.

I'm thankful for any help and I've seen that you've fixed similar problems, but nothing there worked so far.

etwo!

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Preferred Solution: New computer freezes & making a high pitch noise

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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It's wierd... when I start up Granado Espada, 3-D MMORPG and move my camera angle something in my computer squeaks just as I move it.

Also, when I scroll up and down webpages.

These noises go away some time after the program has been opened.. but I just want to know what part of the computer is squeaking. I figure it's the GPU.

Oh and my case is open so mabye that's why I can hear it so well.
 

A:High high pitch sqeaking noise from computer when scrolling

Could be interference from something. If i have my volume WAY up, I can hear distortion when I move my mouse, but only if certain audio sources are enabled. Try going to your audio setup and turning off cd digital/analog and such one at a time and see if that helps.
 

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Is the noise coming from the monitor, or the computer case?
Is the noise continuous?

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Unplug the speakers from the PC and with the speakers powered on see if the sound is still there. If it is the problem is in the speakers and not the PC. If the sound goes away when the speakers are not plugged in, plug a headset into either the front panel headphone jack or the rear GREEN speaker jack and see if you hear the whine. If its not there with headphones it could be the cable that is used to connect the speakers to the PC is defective.

If its still there with headphones, the sound may still be present when other sound is playing but whatever audio is playing is just masking the high pitched whine. The first step is to make sure you have the PC vendor (or motherboard vendor's) sound driver. Non vendor sound drivers many times will not work or work correctly.

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So today i finally finished gathering all the hardware for my custom computer and got it all hooked up and booted up.

Everything has been going good, got all drivers and what-not installed.

Lastly i installed Half Life 2 on it, and noticed that only when im playing the game that i hear a high pitch buzzing noise. Its loudness decreases when the game is paused and goes away when i close the game. I first checked all fans to see if that was it and checked for rubbing cords, but after discovering it gets louder and quieter depending on the load, it sounds more electrical. Cant tell if its coming from the CPU or GPU or if its either. Any ideas what could be causing this?

System specs:
Asus P5Q Pro
Intel E8400
Corsair TX650
Corsair Dominator PC2-8500
EVGA Nvidia Geforce 9800 GTX+
Seagate Barracuda 500GB
 

A:Computer makes high pitch buzzing noise

That can be just about anything... bad speaker or speaker with torn sound pad, electronic radio wave interference from another device, etc. It can take a long time tracking it down.
Often, however, the cause is merely a mechanical vibration from a cable or plug vibrating against the case, another hardware item, or touching the blade of a case fan or heatsink fan.. If the frequency goes up and down, it can be a fan blade, or dirt on a fan blade. Clean all fans with a que tip and denatured alcohol. Use plastic slip-ties to tie down anything loose.
You might also want to use a cheap AM/FM radio as a detector. Move the radio around the case when it is tuned to a weak station, to see if there is a change in volume or frequency of static.
Defective sound cards, damaged by too much high volume can also result in unwanted sounds, as can wear to a video graphics card, any cooling fan wearing out, optical drive gears or motors.
Remove components, or remove and replace, are the only practical ways to find some such problems.
 

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So having awkwardly removed my LGA 755 'plug-in' - ha ha! - cpu fan and heatsink to blow out the dust, and rather forcefully 'hammering' it - literally with a pair of pliars - back into the motherboard, breaking a bit of the plastic plug in the process, I am now met with a sustained high pitch noise from my computer (I am not sure what!) Additionally, when I check in the BIOS where I would once before see info on the cpu temperature and fan speeds I no longer do. I managed (despite the broken plug) to get the cpu fan reasonably and reassuringly square on and secure, however.

As for the fan, it does power on and spin, and the sound itself didn't (and doesn't) start out immediately after the fan is set in place, and the computer switched on, but once it starts that's it - it's time to re-seat the fan, or the noise will persist (even after reboots.) I'd also add that the computer boots fine into the OS.

What could be going on here?
 

A:Solved: Computer makes high pitch noise after cpu fan change

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Hello, i hope you can help me with this problem.

I have a desktop HP Vectra VL400, pentium III 850 Mhz.

This is the sequence of ocurrencies:

1. After booting could not log back into windows XP. It would make high a high pitch noise followed by 6 beeps
2. Upgraded the BIOs from HP and flashed it. It seem to go away. I can go into BIOS but not in the OS
3. Reformatted the hard drive with a fresh installation of XP but when it went to last step installing windows it did it again.
4. Ran antivirus from a floppy. It didn't find any
5. Downloaded the diagnostoc CD from HP and boot up with it and didn't find anything wrong with the PC.
6. I have another similar PC which I swapped all the parts: HD, PS, RAM but still give me the same problem.

Any suggestion is greatly appreciated!
 

A:High pitch noise

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Please will you enter your system specs in my.TS.forum at the top of the page(click on edit profile).

You may also want to take a look at the following threads.

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A:High Pitch CPU Fan Noise

Most likely a dud fan. Try replace with a decent aftermarket HSF. This will not only improve cooling, but you should be able to get a nice one running at a lower speed.

Eg. I have a Tt Big Typhoon which runs between 1300-2000RPM and is almost whisper quite even at full speed. (though ambient noise is high), it also does a bloody good job of cooling. So its definitely worth considering as a cheap investment.
 

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Hi,

I've come to the conclusion that I need to RMA my motherboard or CPU, but I'm not sure which one.

This is a weird problem. I have an ABIT KN8-SLI motherboard and an Athlon 3700 (San Diego). When I overclocked the CPU too far a high pitch noise would come from the system after a certain amount of time being under load. As soon as this noise started my performance would die - N-Bench would show my CPU as being not much better than a 1ghz chip. I learnt that I could test the high pitch noise problem by running a Prime 95 stress test and, by trying different combinations of voltage, clock, and multiplier settings, I was able to find a sweet spot where the noise would not start.

Now, however, the noise starts even at stock speeds with all settings at default and, given the associated performance loss when this happens, my system is basically stuffed.

I have changed the power supply for an ANTEC Truepower 450W, so it's not that. I have tried 4 different sticks of ram, in different dimms, so I know it's not that. I assume it's not my video card, as the nose appears when running CPU stress tests. The video card (7900gt) does not get get hot or show any graphical corruption. The CPU does not get hot for that matter either, and the system is not unstable when the noise starts up, just very slow.

As far as I can tell, the noise is not coming from the CPU - it sounds like it's coming from the bottom front corner of the motherboard, near the HDDs. As... Read more

A:High pitch noise - CPU or Mobo?

I have no specific ideas, but I would use something like a stethoscope to locate the sound. You might be able to use some kind of non-conductive rod to do this.
 

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Computer specs are in my signature, if it helps no fans start either.
 

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Also, when I turn my speakers on, they pick up the noise and can amplify it depending upon how high I set the volume.

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Hello all, hope you all are well.

I am having an issue with a laptop of mine. Dell Inspiron E1705 laptop. The LCD outter cover looks a little cracked but not badly. The noise seems to be coming from the middle of the LCD towards the bottom. I took the laptop apart hoping it could have been a connector or a fan. I even took the RAM out and switched modules. The problem still persists to this moment.

I was hoping someone could give me good insight on what it could be?

I was thinking it may be the LCD monitor itself, but then I read online and some people say AC adapter or motherboard. Well the noise sounds like it's coming from the monitor only, so I don't really know.

Any suggestions?

Thank you,
Synt4x
 

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A:High pitch noise coming from speakers

Pretty sure its a driver issue.

Right click my computer and goto "manage" you will find device manager.

It will load it on the right of the window click the + icons next to "Sound video and game controllers" Print screen this for us.

And post it in a reply

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The other thing I've noticed (and maybe I'm oblivious to new technology), is the fan on the inside of the computer doesn't stay on all the time.  It comes on about once every 3-4 minutes, at a about a 5-8 second cycle.  Maybe it's supposed to do that.  I'm use to my old machine's fan staying on most of the time, allowing you to feel the heat being pushed out.  Not so much on this one. 
Now, could these two be related?  I trust the suggestions and knowledge of you computer "geniuses" out there and THANK you for any help you can throw my way. 
 
R.B.

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Hi, I seem to be having the same issue (the beep and click). It seems to happen once a week randomly and I don't know why. Did you ever find a solution to this problem? If not, did it cause any problem for you later?
I've been trying to record the sound for some time now because I figured it might help technicians if anything.
Terrence H.

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Hi guys,

I bought a satellite L650 notebook and right from day 2 i noticed there's a high pitch noise (you can check the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XLiejMy5Ns ) coming from somewhere underneath the touchpad when browsing the internet. It is very annoying and since i noticed it first, very hard to ignore, unless there's music playing in the background.

I can hear it almost anywhere if i put my ear over the keyboard, but it is most intense right over the touchpad. If i close the browser, the noise stops ( so i don't think it's because of the C-states of the i5 CPU, because when idle, the noise stops and when running multiple programs or games, the noise isn't there also ).

I took it to the service, still having aprox 6months warranty. At first, they said it is because the fan was full of dust. Of course, it wasn't the case. Then, they changed my motherboard and cooler. This didn't fix it either. Third time they changed the hdd (because of bad sectors, they said).

Did anybody have the same problem? What do you suggest I should do? Take it back to service again? It seems like they don't know how to fix it either. I also had an argue with them because at first they refused to repair it, saying it is not a malfunction, so I worry that they will just give the laptop back the way i took it, after the 4th time being in service for this problem.

Any information or advice is useful!

Thanks!

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I went through a clean install later today, after posting my questions. I'm using the older version of IE that came with windows7 cd and the noise isn't there anymore. I can still hear something if i come close to the keyboard, but it isn't that noticeable as it used to be.
I'm afraid now to use firefox or chrome thinking i might trigger it back :-)

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Hey guys, well I've been having an annoying problem with my laptop fan. It produces a high pitched noise that is just loud enough to annoy me :/ My room is quiet, so you can very easily hear it. I'm not sure how long it's been going on for, but I've noticed it the last few months. To me it sounds like the fan is starting to wear out, from a fan bearing maybe. I've tried cleaning it by disassembling the laptop, but the noise hasn't changed. Do I need to replace the fan?

Thanks in advance

A:Laptop fan makes high pitch noise, fan wearing out?

Hmm gin mate what are the temps doing?? sounds like the thing is working overtime to me.

Try this and post back Speccy - Download < download from piriform.

One thing you can try if the temps are up is to shine a very bright light into the fan aperture and then look into the outlet vent if you cannot see much light then the cooling rad is blocked.
The pic is of a Toshiba but the principle is the same.

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A:Creative Inspire P5800 high pitch noise

I can't determine if it has anything to do with interference from anywhere, so i'm begining to doubt it's that. Also, i separated my GPU from my sound card in my pc as far away from each other as i can, so the GPU can't be causing any kind of interference either. Wires in my pc are neatly organized and nothing seems to be where it shouldn't be. Um, i'm fairly positive all my drivers are up to date. I can't really think of anything else. Could my adapter for my subwoofer cause interference? Also, the house i live in uses an old fuse box for power, could that cause problems of any sort? Please, if somebody thinks they can help in any way, give any ideas, i would appreciate it.
 

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Hi People,

Turned my computer off last night to hear a Moderately Loud High Pitch Noise that wouldnt stop unless I turned the power off from the back. The computer will not turn on anymore and when ever the power supply is turned on fro mthe PSU the noise resumes.

Think I have a dead PSU... or worse?

Help!
E6600
2gb ram
sata II hdd
Win Vista
 

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I have recently bought an SSD(Sandisk SSDPLUS), and now when I boot the computer it starts emitting a high pitched noise and it continues until I reboot the computer. I have also tried placing the SSD in another computer and everything works as intended. I have also tried placing the old HDD into the laptop and no problems occur.
Has anyone else had this kind of problem?

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Hi ajov,
What is the size and configuration of the new SSD installed in the system?
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I think its from the speakers anyway. But even if I turn down the volume all the way the noise still comes out.

Its a subtile noise... that kind of electronic noise that gets really annoying if you are in a silent room. Anyone else having this problem?

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Hi

I know such noise but in my case it was created only by an AC adaptor.

The AC adaptor cable was damage (broken) and therefore such noise has appeared.
But it was really, really low and I could not hear it always? just sometimes an mostly just for a short time?

Anyway, I have tested another AC adaptor and could detect the reason for that?

I don?t know why this sound comes from speakers but in most cases such issues are related to the hardware and should be checked by a technician.

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I think its from the speakers anyway. But even if I turn down the volume all the way the noise still comes out.

Its a subtile noise... that kind of electronic noise that gets really annoying if you are in a silent room. Anyone else having this problem?

A:Re: Satellite A500-14c: high pitch noise coming from speakers?

Hi

I know such noise but in my case it was created only by an AC adaptor.

The AC adaptor cable was damage (broken) and therefore such noise has appeared.
But it was really, really low and I could not hear it always? just sometimes an mostly just for a short time?

Anyway, I have tested another AC adaptor and could detect the reason for that?

I don?t know why this sound comes from speakers but in most cases such issues are related to the hardware and should be checked by a technician.

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Hello everyone,

My old Dell Laptop (Inspiron 1520) is having problem with the LCD screen. Some part of screen is dark.
The left 1/3 is fine, but the 2/3 part on the right is not illuminated properly.
I'm guessing it's time to change the panel?

It's also making a high pitch sound two days before the screen problem. I wonder why.

The CPU fan has been dead for a year I think. I just use a fan base to remedy this.

What do you think? Replace the LCD panel or you think it's time for a new laptop?
I'm really not ready to spend $1K.
 

A:Dell Laptop LCD panel problem and high pitch noise

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when i boot up my system all i hears is a high pitch noise coming from my pc... my monitor says its getting a signal but still doesnt display anything.

if it helps im replaceing a gforce 5200
 

A:GeForce 6800gt AGP 8X 256MB Problem - High pitch noise

same problem with same video card.
possibly a bad batch, but i dont know .
was the maker xfx?
 

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Hi can anyone answer what could be a silly question, I have a HP t550.uk pc with a f1703 monitor and a NVIDIA Geforce FX 5500 graphic card. I have my power settings to power down the monitor after 15 mins or sometimes I just turn it off but leave the computer running. When I return to pc there is a High pitch noise coming from tower, sounds the graphic card, when I turn the monitor back on it gets louder for a second or two then goes, it may seem silly but sounds like the pressure has been released. IS THIS NORMAL, and I am just to fussy. I have already had 1 graphic card replaced by HP, who done a fine job picking it up, and having it back in 24 hours.
 

A:High pitch noise from grathic card (silly question)

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I've only noticed today that when I turn up my laptop's volume up to about 28 (even with headphones in), there's this high pitch noise that comes from the speakers. And I'm sure it's the speakers and not anything else.
But the sound is sort of that real ear-killing noise so I can't listen to it for long. It even sometimes sounds like thousands of crickets - a complete nightmare

But with my volume at any level below 28 I can listen to whatever through headphones without the sound bothering me.

Does anyone have any ideas for a solution? I do know a thing or two about computers but nothing about anything extremely technical and I'm not sure if I want to take it apart, unless I really have to.

If you could help me it would be appreciated!

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I purchased a EVGA GeForce 6200 256mb PCI card (not PCI-E) from newegg for my Dell Dimension 1100 in January and from the start i've experienced these "interference lines" running across the screen when using 3D applications/games such as games, google earth, itunes cover flow etc. At 1st they start off small, then increase in size and frequency when the 3d activity increases as well as a high pitch noise that comes out from the speakers and my headphones if connected. I thought maybe a faulty/underpowered PSU was the cause so i upgraded the standard dell psu i had (250w) with an Antec Earthwatts 80 PLUS certified 500W one and the problem still persists. This problem isn't just isolated in Windows Xp, but also other OSes i've used on my PC like Ubuntu so i don't think its a drive issue (i've also tried to downgrade to older drivers). Anyone have any advice?

Windows XP Sp3 Home
2.52GHZ Intel Celeron D
2GB DDR400 Ram
160GB 7200 HDD
 

A:Wavy White Lines/High Pitch Noise with new nvidia graphics card

If the card is passively cooled (heatsink) and you know the noise is definitely coming from the card, the card may have a defective capacitor or capacitors.

Remove the card and carefully examine the capacitors. All should be perfectly flat on top. If you find any with swollen or bulging tops, or that are leaking a "brownish" looking fluid, the capacitors are most likely the problem.
 

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Hello,

Background
I received my Inspiron 15 7000 (7559) gaming edition yesterday. Brand new from Dell.ca, with 4k touch screen and dual HDD & SSD.

Problem
There is a faint, but noticeable and annoying high-pitch buzzing sound coming from near the center of the keyboard. This happens as soon as I use any audio after I boot. 
When I mute my speakers, the high-pitch stops and is replaced by a much less noticeable low-pitch buzz. 
The high-pitch buzzing volume is the same, regardless if my volume is at 2 or 100. 
Headphones plugged in, there is no buzzing from the earbuds, but still a low-pitch buzz from the laptop.
It sounds like as if the speakers were turned up all the way so there's high- or low- pitched static.
Edit: I'm unsure if it still buzzes when video/music is playing.

Remarks
I am considering re-installing the audio driver, and I will also call support in the coming days.
I appreciate all suggestions and input! 

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I recently got a replacement XPS 13 due to my first one having issues with high-pitched noise coming out from somewhere inside. Technicians and Customer Service couldn't point out the culprit so they replaced the laptop altogether. And now I am having the exact same issue on my replacement machine. I see from different forum posts that this issue was discovered as early as May/June 2012 and it is still out there. I assume this might be "standard", but people don't notice it due to the frequency. 
For such a premium machine with a pricy tag on it (the model I got: i7, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD (1080p edition btw) was priced at NOK 10495 with standard options) you'd expect such issues to be non-existant, if not fixed by now. 
I LOVE the XPS 13 in every aspect possible; the lightweight construction, premium feel and solid performance. But I'm often in very quiet areas with this machine, and the noise drives me insane. (I'm a student)
What to do?

A:Dell XPS 13 making High-Pitched Noise (again)

Hi Karl Sindre Baath Engelstad,
I am sorry about the frustration. I suggest that you flash BIOS from the following link:
http://dell.to/11yLjEC
Note: While flashing BIOS connect the Ac adapter and make sure the battery has minimum 15% charge as this needs uninterrupted power supply. Do not use the system till it restarts and comes up to the desktop.
In case issue persists even after flashing BIOS to the latest version, kindly send me a private message with the system service tag. Click on my name and click Start Conversation to send me a private message.

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I just built a computer and for a few weeks it has been fine but now it emits a high pitch sound. I'm using a
-Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 v1.3 MOBO
-NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT

For some odd reasons when I'm running any games such as CS Source or C&C3 the sound will go away during the me, but other then that it's constant In addition, when booted in Safe Mode the soungad does emit at all running any applications or games.

Also, it's none of the fans or even PSU because I stoped them and it still emitted the noise.

any help would be appreciated

thanks
 

A:High Pitch Emitting from Computer

Faulty mobo/case speaker maybe?
 

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I've been struggling with the following for weeks. This is with Windows 7, 64-bit, and 2 gigs of memory.

I can be using the computer with no problems, and then try to play one of the graphic video games such as "Dirt2". As soon as the game starts, a high-pitch sound starts coming from the computer, very much like the kind of sound a computer makes if the memory is not working properly.

Here's what I have done so far:
Did a full check for any kind of virus - it's clean.
Did a long memory test - no problems.
Set the BIOS to default values. No help.
Tried leaving the anti-virus off. No help.
Installed the latest BIOS - no change
Tried a different user account - same as with mine.
Tried 2 gigs of a friend's memory - no change.
Replaced the GTX 280 video card with and 8800 GT - problem came back next day
Resource Monitor doesn't show anything unusual.
Event Viewer doesn't show anything unusual.

I have now installed "Core Temp 0.99.7" to see if it shows anything unusual (so far it hasn't). By this time tomorrow, I will have added on more memory so it has 4 gigs.

Usually, the computer doesn't make this sound, unless I start up one of the games that has a lot of graphics. However, a few days ago, the computer booted up twice, immediately making this sound. The third time it behaved properly, but I haven't yet tried it with the game.

I can post all the specific hardware I am using, if that would help.
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A:High pitch sound from computer

I believe your CPU cooling fan is making this big sound.. As you computer needs more cooling....

Open up your CPU cabin, and start the game, observe which cooling fan is causing this issue.. probably there will be two fan, one is for your processor and another is for your cabinet..

Post back the results..

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I have a Gigabyte 970A-DS3P motherboard trying to overclock a AMD FX-6300 @3.5Ghz CPU. I watched this video and copied all the settings down to try to overclock to 4.0 Ghz since I'm very new to this but heard it's very easy to do. However after saving the setup, a high pitched noise started to come from my motherboard/cpu. So, I went back to undo the voltage boost and core clock boost to see if that was the issue but the noise was still there, so I reset to the default settings and it stopped. What thing did I disable initially that started making the noise?
 

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