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New Comp Buzzing During Games

sammacgregor

51 months ago

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I've noticed that when I'm playing games e.g. Witcher 3, Mirror's Edge - there is a noticeable buzzing noise coming from my computer. I can only presume it's coil whine from what I've read. I did get the graphics card replaced (GTX 970 strix) but it still happens. I'm concerned whether I actually have enough power in the first place.

I was at my mates place and he recently built a similar computer only with a radeon r9 390 and 750W Corsair CX power supply. When playing the same games, his is dead silent.

Any thoughts on what the cause could be? It's pushing me away from games since it's ruining the ambience, like people talking in a movie theatre.

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  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

I had a similar problem that ended up being a case fan that only vibrated at certain loads cause it ran off the 2nd cpu fan header, so when I'd open a game the fan would ramp up with the cpu load and vibrate the case

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