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COMPUTER MAKING NOISE, A HIGH PITCHED SOUND

Q: COMPUTER MAKING NOISE, A HIGH PITCHED SOUND

I TURNED ON MY COMPUTER AND IT JUST STARTED MAKING THIS HIGH PITCHED SOUND. WHAT COULD THE PROBLEM BE? PLEASE HELP! THANK YOU

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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 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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One night I come home, and I hear a consistent noise coming from my speakers, which are built into my monitor. I was too tired to deal with it so I turned off my PC and went to bed. Next morning, same thing. After a restart, the problem seemed to magically disappear. Now, after another night of my monitor being turned off, problem re-appears. I've tried rebooting the PC and monitor, plugging it in and out, nothing helps. I can still hear all sounds perfectly, they're just accompanied by the noise.
Also, just muting my system doesn't make the sound go away, so it's not a software thing I suppose...
And if my PC is turned off, or I switch to, for example, TV or HDMI input, the noise isn't there.
Any ideas?

Here's my specs using the SysInfo thing -

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4095 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476936 MB, Free - 96827 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P5K SE, Rev 1.xx, MS1C77B13000483
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Speakers making high-pitched buzzing noise.

Do you have a different set of speakers, or even headphones that you could try in the same port that the speakers making the noise are plugged into? I would check this first. Next, do you have a wireless router, or cordless phone sitting close to your speakers? If so, try moving those further away.
 

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My laptop seems high notes. When the laptop is plugged in it is all good. If the laptop is running on battery it seems different high-pitched sounds. It is very disturbing because I work in silence. I checked if it is not a problem with the screen, but it's hard for me to judge. When the screen is turned off, and connected another monitor that everything is okay. It is independent of the operating mode and brightness. Squealed as I work without a cable. Maybe it's the fault of the power supply? In my opinion, the hardware is faulty, but if the complaint is accepted and the error is corrected? Laptop has three days ... Sorry for my english... PS: This is not hdd for 100% I konw how it sound...

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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/New-W510-High-Pitched-Whine-Sqeal-Using-Batte...Maybe this is the same problem? What do You think? I don't know what to do. This is so irritating... store staff said that it is normal and that the service will not accept complaints

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Hello all, I have recently purchased an HP Envy 17 Notebook Touch and there is a noise coming from somewhere on the inside of the laptop under the keyboard that is a super high pitched noise. I have done tons of research on how to stop this noise. So far I have tried disabling the idle processor but I failed. This is okay because I would rather fix the issue without having my laptop's fan running crazy all the time.Then I updated the BIOS to F .30 and the noise goes away and everything is perfect! Then a couple days later the noise returned and I couldnt figure out how to basically reactivate the BIOS update so I just updated BIOS again and the noise went away. However, the noise has recently returned again and I am getting sick of updating my laptop everytime I want this noise to go away.Is there any possible solution for me to get rid of this noise? I think it is a simple software issue but I need something more permanent.(Also I bought this PC because my Mac isnt good for engineering school and this HP has 16GB RAM, a graphics processor, and the i7 - 7500 Core Intel Processor so I thought it would be amazingly fast and it is but thus fast it has caused nothing but problems for me)

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I bought this speakers a while ago for my older computer and recently i bought this new hp so im using them on my new hp desktop and ever since i bought the speakers they have allways made this high pitched noise .Now my HDD makes the same high pitched noise but not as loud as my speakers make it i feel like the speakers are just transmitting the sound tha the HDD is making but just alot louder?

Thanks for any help in advanced

A:external altec lansing speakers keep making high Pitched Noise

Thats easy to determine if the speakers are causing it or the hard drive is generating the noise, power off the speakers and see if the hard drive's noise goes away.

I would suspect its the hard drive.

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My wife's Samsung LCD computer monitor (which has a laptop attached to it) recently started making a high-pitched, mosquito-like sound. It comes and goes, but is there most of the time. If we shut the monitor off and back on, the sound goes away for a minute or so. We've moved the laptop away from the monitor, in case it was some sort of interference noise, but that didn't help. (I do plan to swap her monitor with another in the house soon.)

Is her monitor going bad? Something else going on here?
 

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Anyone got any ideas? Thanks.
 

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Video recorded with the odd sound. you may need head phones and a lot of volume to hear it clearly. The dominant sound is just the GPU fan spooling up.

Strange sound from my GPU during ATi tool run. - YouTube

I know its something electrical but other than that I have no idea. It doesn't seem to hurt anything but it is annoying. Its also exclusive to ATi tool and [email protected] Games and graphic benchmarks don't produce the sound.

A:PC making an odd high pitched sound during ATi tool test.

To me it sounds like a bad fan bearing.
I would open up the case and run the test again to make the sound start again, then go to the case and listen around the case for the source of the sound.

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i just had geek squad set up my netgear g router (wgr614v9) because i cannot do that sort of thing. seriously

so im walking around and this high pitched sound catches my ear. i seem to be the only one hearing it. the only thing i can compare it to is a specific sound that i used to hear when i was a kid whenever i walked through the jewelry dept at macys. it's giving me a headache!! before i call them (netgear, bestbuy or geek squad) are there things i should try??? like real simple things.......

thanks!
 

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Well I only really notice it at night and when things are really quiet,

Its a very high frequency pitch comming from the tower....

The computer is about 4 years old....its been happening for a while now,

Any ideas whats causing it or how to stop it???

Cheers.

A:Really high pitched noise comming out of my computer....

take the side off and see if you can locate where it is coming from,usually a fan
check they are clear of dust
if it's hard to isolate where it is coming from a drinking straw placed next to it will help carry the sound to your ear

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So i've had this computer for about a year (Windows 7) now and although its specs are falling off it does what i want it to do, basically last generation gaming such as "League Of Legends". around 4 months ago i first encountered this problem when running a video game or even just watching a youtube video, basically anything that would be using the graphics card above basic capacity would cause it to freeze and a high pitched loop would come through either my headset or speakers depending on what i have plugged in.

The problem has come and gone, i had a lapse of around a month where it didnt happen this was after a move of house but i had already tried cleaning the inners for dust with compressed air, regardless the problem has returned.

I have looked around online and found other problems similar however the jumble of information has not lead me to a conclusion or a solution.

i would very much appreciate anyone who has solved the problem or someone with the knowledge to diagnose it and help solve to provide as much insight as possible. Thanks alot
 

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I have no idea what's up, but considering the prolifery of ransomeware I thought I'd come in for a tune-up with you lovely folks here once more.  Laptop is a HP Running Windows 8.1.  Computer is making sudden high-pitched Tweeting/beeping noises, several in a row.  It hasn't done it in awhile, but it was concerning enough to make me check in again.  Am I infected with something nasty or is it just a fluke?

A:Computer Making Sudden Inexplicable High Pitched Chiming Noises Otherwise Normal

Annd I found the source.  Fixed and deleted!  Sorry for being a bother!

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Hi,

My PC

*2.93 GHz celeron
*Intel PERLX mobo
*WinXP Pro
*Nvidia 6200 GPU
*Usually 3 HDDs (only 2 work)
*Used as media center PC run by SageTV

I have had this setup (3 HDDs) for 1+ years with no issue. Then one day I went to the PC and it was frozen with a high pitched sound coming from the audio - the last image was still on the screen and there were no error codes - no keyboard response at all. I had a set up of IDE1=boot HDD and CD drive, IDE2=2 storage HDDs.

so, i removed one of the storage HDDs, and it became stable again. So to troubleshoot, I put in a new IDE cable on IDE2, added the drive, but got the freezing again. Replaced 500W PSU with another 500W PSU - still freezes. Got a SATA HDD, and left the one drive on IDE2 (Ithought for sure this would fix it) - but again it freezes (BTW, I confirmed all storage HDDs are fine on another computer).

No other hardware or software changes were made. Why would it work fine with the 2 drives (1 storage) and not with 3 drives (2 storage, either PATA or SATA)? Any ideas?
 

A:Computer freezes with high pitched sound-2 HD ok, 3 HD bad

Quick bump to see if anyone had a view, thanks.
 

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Ok,so basicly,the problem is that I keep hearing a really annoying,high pitched sound coming out of the desktop computer.I don't hear it until I play some games(not all of them) for like 1 hour.Okay,so today I was playing my football game on the computer ,when I began to hear the high pitched sound.I pressed ctrl+alt+del and I found out that my CPU usage was at 75% and after I stopped the game it went down to 5 %.The game consumed only 458mb out of my 4gb ram .I think it has to do something with my CPU,but could you help me and try to explain me what's the problem of my computer?Please,if you have any misunderstandings regarding my problem,tell them here so I could relate more about it.I'm not much of a computer wizzard and nor am I a good english speaker,but I'll do my best to try to communicate with you.I really want to know what's causing this sound.
 

A:High-pitched sound coming out of my computer.

Remove the left side of the case and watch/listen to identify where the sound is coming from.
HWmonitor http://www.cpuid.com/downloads/hwmonitor/1.19-setup.exe should show you the cpu fan speed.
 

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well it didnt use to before, but now its making this very high pitched noise. ussualy it happens after its been on while, or if you turn it off, then turn it back on in like 20 seconds, the noise is real bad

The different noises vary, sometimes its just annoying, others you cant stand to be in the same room with the PC.

Its a constant tone....


the PC has been getting pretty old, but still... if you need any more specific system specs, please ask. Please reply someone!!

thanks

A:PC making hgih pitched noise...

sounds like a dying fan.

might possibly also be a dying power supply, but if its really loud, id say its the fan...

you might try opening it, and using a small peice of tubing as a stethascope, check the entire pc for where the noise is coming from.

probably the cpu fan, they seem to have a hard knock life.


~BoB~

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I have a set of turtle beach Earforce PX21 headphones that I bought for my PS3. My PS3 crapped out on me and I didn't really play games on it anymore any way and decided to use the headphones on my PC. When I hook them up I get a high pitched noise coming out of them the whole time. I didn't get that noise when I used it on the PS3. I have an Asus P8Z68-V Pro board and I'm just using the audio from it. I don't have a separate sound card. I've hooked them up directly to the board, I've hooked them up to front of my case(which has a plug for the headphones, and my keyboard has a setup for hooking in the headphones and they all have that noise in them. If anyone could help I would appreciate it.

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I've just gotten a new laptop and once its loaded Windows it makes a high pitched undulating noise, kind of like wooooo-ooooooo-woooooo-ooooooo. Its like having tinnitus!! It's seriously annoying, especially as I use a computer a lot. It's constant and doesn't change if its running off battery or mains (as i'd read some do). I tried to look at the fix mentioned here but the links don't work:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00965412 Is there anything I can do to fix this???

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Does anyone know what would cause my hard drive to make this high pitched shrill sounding, almost alarm-like, noise???? It does it occasionally and I cannot connect any certain action to it's happening. It definetly is coming from my hard drive, not the speakers. Sometimes it occurs and then overything kind of freezes up and I can't even shut it down, I have to just hit reset. I recently had a new hard drive installed with more space because my pc tech friend told me that was probably the reason, not enough room. But, now I have 30 GB with only 1 GB used, so that's not it. I also had a new fan put in but that wasn't it. Like just now--it started again--out of the blue--my cursor just hesitated and I knew it was coming and then it started. Any ideas? It's driving me crazy!! It's loud and makes you want to scream! Even my dog leaves the room! Help! Thanks! Angie
 

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I have a ATI Radeon HD 4650 graphics card, when i boot the computer it starts to make a very annoying high pitched noise which just doesnt stop which has force me to remove it. Any ideas on how to fix it?
 

A:High pitched noise

That is a sign of a defective or dying capacitor.

time for a new graphics card.
 

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Hello forum, first of all, I posted this at 'sound', not sure if it's the right place, please move the topic if it's not. Anyway, here is my problem: my Hp Pavillion g6 has been producing a high pitched noise from the moment I bought it (about a year ago), I throught I couldn't do anything about it and thus gave up at first, but recently I found this: http://asusnoise.blogspot.nl/ , It's a discription for ASUS laptops of how to solve problems with a high pitched noise coming from the laptop. I throught: 'the hell of it, even though it's for ASUS laptops, let's give it a spin'. And guess what? The moment I did the last step (disabling idle processor), the sound stopped. So it's all good in the end? not really.... With this solution the laptop's fan is going berserk, (probably because the processor is always running at max with 'idle processor' disabled) and switching one annoying sound for another ain't really a solving grace as you'll probably understand.  After this I went searching online for another solution (because from now on I had  the confidence that it CAN be solved after hearing it dissappear) and found only this: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00965412 . Sadly I don't have this option in my BIOS and I have a feeling it's similair to the idle processor solution anyway. Btw, when starting up the laptop and when accessing the BIOS the sound isn't there either, like you'd expect since it's apparantly a process. S... Read more

A:High pitched noise

Hi Roceco, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. I have read your thread on updating the BIOS on your HP Pavilion g6. Here is a link to update the BIOS. Hope this helps. Thanks. 

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Basically, I just bought a whole load of new computer parts to build into a PC for my brother (christmas gift). I've done it countless times, but this time I'm getting some bizzare problems. I'll list the specs first.

P4 3.0E

512 RAM

ASUS P4P800 SE motherboard

Thermaltake 400w Powersupply.

Radeon 9600 Pro.

120 Gig Seagate SATA HD.
Now, with the stock powersupply *Came in the case, not the Thermaltake* I plugged it into everything and the computer booted and ran fine EXCEPT the PSU had a burning smell that was not to my liking (300w). So I put in my 400w Thermaltake Powersupply and it makes this odd high pitched noise when it's on the on position at the back, but the computer itself not switched on. Yet, if I lay the computer on its side, it runs and the sound goes away... EXCEPT if I plug in the keyboard, it makes the sound again and the computer doesn't boot when the sound is on. I *KNOW* the power supply works. What could be the problem here? I'm seriously stumped =/ All the components seem to be functioning as they should, but there's no way a 400w Powersupply should be overloaded like that.

Thanks, in advance.
 

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Hey there, I'm having this problem with my computer. Sometimes it will randomly go black and freeze up and also high pitched sound similar to a tv but louder emits from any and all speakers that are on including headphones. I think this is a problem with the sound card but I dont really know what the problem is so I didnt know what to ask support. BTW my card is the Sound Blaster Audigy Platinum eX 24bit.

If you want the rest of the specs..

AMD Athlon 64 3500+
MSI K8T Neo 2 Mobo
ATI Radeon 9800+ Pro
Thermaltake 400w PSU
2x 512 Kingston ValueRam
Windows XP Professional SP2

I hope someone can help me on this because this has happened to me once or twice while I was playing Counter-Strike, and CAL is coming up. I don't wanna get dropped in CAL.

Thanks

A:Computer freezes up, screen goes dark, high pitched sound

Check the fan on your processor and video card. While the system is powered down, you should be able to spin the fans, and you should feel no real resistance. If they're tough to spin, then there's your problem.

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I have been having an issue with my mic.When i plug it into my sound card I get a high pitched noise coming from my speakers.The sound card is a audigy2 ZS Gamers addition.I can also hear myself talking through my speakers when i attempt to speak.Thanks in advance
 

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Hi there, I recently bought a Lenovo Yoga 3 14 with Core i7-5500U and I feel like there might be a problem with the chip because the fan is nearly constantly on and it is REALLY loud, and so far ive only done basic tasks like web browsing and document editing.
 
 
Also another unrelated problem I have is that 2-finger-tap right click isnt working on the touchpad despite the option in the settings being ticked.
 
Please help, I've been really dissappointed in this laptop because of these things and I'm sure it's awesome when it works properly
 
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Hello! I'm a first time poster. I bought a Yoga 3 two days ago, and out of the box it has been making this high pitched noise whenever the fan spins. I've read through the existing forums on this issue but can't seem to get anything to work! I love this product so much but this noise is really annoying and I can't live with it! Ill try just about anything now I'm that desperate! This is my 3rd faulty new laptop in less than a month! Thankyou all for your time!

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My PC (Win XP, HP Pavillon Desktop a1340n) has been repaired several times, and the last time I got it back, I plugged the speakers to the sound card (not onboard sound) and there's a high-pitched noise coming from the speakers. It's not a mic problem I don't believe, since the line-in is muted. I left the speakers unplugged for a while and when I went to plug them in the noise wasn't there, but it's recently returned.

What should I do to remedy this?
 

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Hello,
I just purchased a Dell 2330 All-In-One, and the computer is emitting a high-pitched noise. It's extremely annoying. Does anybody know how to fix this problem? 

A:2330 All-in-One High-pitched noise.

Can you provide some additional information?  
1.  Does your system make the noise as soon as the system is turned on?  Is the system touching something that is making a vibration?
2.  Is a disc in the optical drive?  If so, does removing it make the sound go away?
3.  Can you describe where the sound is coming from?
4.  Do you recall what, if anything, you were doing when the sound began?  For example installing any new software (especially third-party software) or did you connect any new hardware to the 2330.
5.  Have you updated your software?  Have you restarted your system?
6.  Was the system purchased directly from Dell or someplace like Best Buy?  
If you're unable to isolate where the noise is coming from, I'd recommend taking the system to an authorized service provider.  If you're not comfortable tinkering with opening the system (who'd want to do that on a newly purchased computer?), take it to a service provider.  If it's newly purchased from Dell or authorized seller... you're covered under the hardware warranty.  Please provide more info if you can.  Without more information, no one can make an informed recommendation how to fix "noise."

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Recently i've bought HP Pavilion au021ur laptop. The problem is that there is a high pitched noise (whine) coming from the CPU (or close to that place) all the time., especially when doing heavy tasks. The noise can basically be heard when the power is plugged in and when the battery is 100%. But still i can hear it when the laptop runs on battery. Also, there's a high frequency noise when the standby mode is on.  Is that normal? It's really annoying. 

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Have a set of logitech z523 speakers and asus xonar ds sound card,when the speakers are idle there is a high pitched whine coming from them,works fine when im playing music,also when i pause WMP the whine kicks in,anybody any ideas please?

Thank you

A:High Pitched Noise From Speakers

Hi

Do you have any other electrical equipment, wireless router etc near your speakers? If so, try turning them off one at a time and see if there is an improvement.

Regards
UKMedia

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My laptop has been making a high-pitched sound nonstop as long as the laptop is on. It's inaudible if there is other background noise (from a TV or music) but in a quiet place like the library, the noise drives me up the wall. Is there anything I can do about this? It seems to be coming from the left side of the keyboard. I've only had this laptop for two months.

A:High-pitched noise from Inspiron 15R

I have the same problem. I got my Inspiron 15R (N5010) about two weeks ago.
When the laptop is plugged in, the whining sound is not very noticeable. When on battery, the whining sound is clearly too disturbing. Sometimes, even when plugged in the sound is just too disturbing.
I am considering returning the laptop because of this sound.
 

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Hello everyone, I'm using AMD FX-8120 (125W) with Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3. I've been using this CPU on the MB even on the F3 bios version, even though the CPU is not officially supported (only the 95W version, and only from F7a bios). So here is the problem, I ran OCCT test and after about 10 minutes or so, there is a constant high pitched noise coming from somewhere around CPU area, which lasts for around 30 seconds then stops. When that happens, I can hear the CPU fan slowing down, and temperatures decreasing which would normally point to throttling (the temps are very low, so it's not that). After 30 seconds it just comes back to normal, the test is still running and after a few minutes it happens again etc. However, the CPU usage, frequency, and voltage all stay unchanged (I've checked in OCCT, CPU-Z, and AIDA64 at the same time), and that is a bit confusing since I don't even know what's happening. Could be some safety instructions from the mobo because of the high TDP processor? At some point I tried overclocking, and I got to 3,9GHz with the stock voltage, but I can't go any further, even with the voltage bumped to 1.43V, but that's not my primary concern (even though it could be that I got a bad cpu example). I just mentioned this because the problem could be related, as there could be compatibility issues, but the CPU is working fine, while it shouldn't work at all, considering the mobo manufacturers compatibility list!? I se... Read more

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Hello Guys. Recently i bought a brand new aspire aspire V nitro.The problem is that there is a irritating high noise coming from my laptop very frequently when i am using it.Also, the fans start blowing really intensively sometimes, and then suddenly they are very quiet. I was wondering if you guys have any idea what the problem might be.The thing with the fans is not that bad and i can handle that, but the high pitched noise is really annoying and is holding me off using my laptop sometimes. Thanks in advance, Karsten 

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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... Read more

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I've noticed, recently, that my computer makes a high-pitched sound, but there's more to it than that. It only seems to appear whenever the monitor is displaying a large amount of white or bright pixels. I'm talking about having notepad open, visiting this website, anything that uses bright colors. This is by far the most weirdest thing I have come across, yet. Even more so than my browser disappearing when I change it into windowed mode. Can you give me some tips on what I can do on this really strange case? Thanks in advance.

-Tony

EDIT: Actually, it does something different. The monitor kind of "gets used" to the pixels on the screen, and when the colors drastically change (i.e. opening up other windows with dark colors), I get the noise again. So, now it's "used" to the bright colors. If I visit my darker website, it starts making the noise, again. So, what do I do about this?
 

A:My Monitor Makes a High-Pitched Noise

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My laptop started making a high pitched noise every time the keyboard backlight is on - this issue began as soon as I unboxed it. In my excitement of receiving the latop, I chose not to care but over time this issue has become increasingly annoying. It hasn't gotten any louder but every time I need the backlight on (I keep it off most of the time due to the noise) it;s frustrating. Also, if I have an external screen (e.g. TV or monitor) plugged in, the issue will sometimes reverse and the noise will only occur when the keyboard backlight is off... Any suggestions as to why this may be OR ideally, how to fix this?! I fell gutted knowing I spend close to $2500 for a laptop that squeaks when I have the keyboard light on...  On another note... sometimes the scroll function on the mousepad won't work (when you use two fingers on the tracker to scroll) and I have to use the pull bar on the side of the screen. This isn't as big of an issue to me, but is pretty annoying sometimes too... Any help would be great!

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This had never happened to me before, but ever since I installed new drivers for my Soundblaster live! value card, my speakers give off a VERY high-pitched noise when I turn the volume up around halfway to the maximum volume. This never happened to me before. I have no idea how to fix this. Anyone?
 

A:Speakers giving off very high-pitched noise

souds like feedback do you have a microphone hooked up?
 

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My GPU currently has been making a high pitched noise. It is only when changing the resolution and press Apply
 

A:Video Card High Pitched Noise

It's usually the monitor that does that rather than gpu!!! It's nothing to worry about unless it gets really!!!!
 

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hello
problem =
5 year old 32 inch crt t.v makes a high pitched buzzing noise, this happens randomly, it goes away if i put a little pressure on the top, or if i bash it, but it soon comes back.

any thoughts ... thanks
 

A:T.v makes a high pitched buzzing noise

Open the back of the old CRT television and carefully clean the dust and dirt away from the high-voltage components, usually located on the right side of the chassis looking at the back of the TV. The CRT holds a high-voltage charge where a big red or black wire connects to the glass tube so be careful. The area around the red wire rubber cup can be cleaned using a spray bottle of window cleaner, but again be careful not to get shocked... 25,000 to 30,000 volts can be present on the CRT
 

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I've gotten this laptop around a month ago and since yesterday, i've been hearing some high pitched noise coming from the laptop. ive tried restarting and shutting down the laptop but, whenever the laptop is turned on, ill hear this noise. How can i fix this?

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I've noticed a high pitched whining noise that sounds like it is coming from the power supply/GPU, both being less than a month old. The weird thing is, it only makes the noise when I am playing a game, for instance if I tab out, the noise will stop and if I tab in it will start again. I've mainly noticed this on a game called League of Legends which doesn't have high requirements anyways. It's just annoying me and I'd like to know if there is a fix. I'll list some components below, ask if anymore are required.

GPU: MSI 280X 3GB Gaming Edition (Twin Frozr IV)
PSU: 800W Storm Silent
Mobo: MSI B75MA-P45 MATX
CPU: i7 3770 3.4Gh/z (oced to 3.9)
RAM: 16GB Kingston HyperX Blu

A:High pitched noise only when playing games?

lewis1188,
Welcome to SF. Could the noise be coming from the Twin Frozr?

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Hi guys. I've got another problem. My Lite-On iHES106-2 makes a High-Pitched noise whenever it reads data from CD.

Any idea what's going on?

A:CD/DVD drive makes high-pitched noise

Just learned that if it makes those noise like that... it will or is already dead. What the hell is going on with my computer these days?!? My music hard drive and now my CD/DVD/Blu-ray drive... GOTTA BE JOKING!!

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Hello,

Since few days ago can hear an eek/whistle from the HDD of my L500-22R which remains permanently.
Should I think about changing the HDD?

Thaks for your support.

A:Satellite L500-22R - High pitched noise from HDD

Sounds like it might be starting to fail.
I would replace the HDD or upgrade to an SSD.

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Has anyone got BIOS update for this well known Intel CPU problem?

I talked to my local ASP and he always say he will help and he will get this patch. He says, yes next week, then next week then next week..... funny. Authorized "professional" Toshiba service partner.

There is no BIOS update for this problem for 6 month now @ toshiba BIOS download page.

So what should I do if ASP can't help and Toshiba also can not release any BIOS patch for this annoying sound error.

(Please do not close this thread because this is an existing problem!)

A:Tecra S11 CPU High pitched noise RELOADED v2.0

I don?t think your thread will be closed. We are here to discuss about all issues related to Toshiba notebooks, right?

Can you please tell us where do you live and who is your local ASP?

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Hello,

To the one who offers help god bless.

I own an HP Pavillion DV1540ca laptop that is just under one year old. At about 10 months of age, I started noticing a high pitched, irritating humming noise. What sparked it, I do not know. It is a piercing high pitched toned that is very consistent and the same note every time. It turns on when the laptop is operating at a higher level (eg. running a movie and an audio file at the same time). It is possible it is related to the harddrive spinning or the fan spinning.
However, I do not believe the humming noise is a result of the an inefficient fan or rattling of the casing because when I plug my laptop into my sound system, the humming (unfortunately) comes out of those speakers too, almost proving it's not a rattling and maybe even a software problem.

I sent it in 3 times through staples, 2 of which went to HP, none of which fixed the problem. Staples said they couldn't hear it (although upon start up I showed them the problem), HP replaced the fan the first time (and probably didn't test it...), and lastly, HP replaced the bottom casing, and the main board. All to no avail. I gave specific instructions on how to obtain the hum and I have gotten my laptop back 2 months later in the same condition in which I sent it in.

Now it is Canada day weekend so contacting HP is out of the question, and I think I will talk to some real people who can help me out.

Please offer any advice you can give. I'... Read more

A:High pitched humming noise out of speakers

This hum could be comming from the internal DC charging circuits. Possibly from a power conversion circuit board
 

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I bought my Yoga 700 about a year and a half ago and up until about a month ago it has been working without a hitch. It randomly started making a very high pitched noise that I thought, at first, only occured when I plugged in my headphones because it was extremely loud when I wore them. However, I soon realised it was also coming from the built-in speakers in my laptop but at just a quieter level. It does not happen when I have my volume on mute but any louder than that and it turns on. It is particularly loud when any audio is playing (eg. youtube and spotify). Does anyone have any solutions? I've tried reinstalling my realtek audio drivers, changing my microphone and speaker settings, etc but nothing seems to be working. I would be so greatful if anyone had any suggestions because I'm someone who adores listening to music and watching videos and it makes me very upset when I cant do that. Thank you

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