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Posted · Original PosterOP

I just noticed that when i put my ear to my computer i hear a static sound. It happens for about 1 - 2 seconds then stops for a moment and continues in that pattern. I moved my ear around to find where it's coming from but when I feel I have found it and i move my ear away it sounds like it's coming somewhere different. Does anyone know if this is normal? 

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2 minutes ago, Britishblue said:

I just noticed that when i put my ear to my computer i hear a static sound. It happens for about 1 - 2 seconds then stops for a moment and continues in that pattern. I moved my ear around to find where it's coming from but when I feel I have found it and i move my ear away it sounds like it's coming somewhere different. Does anyone know if this is normal? 

If you mean coil sound, it's a problem that some people notice, some people don't. And it happens to some hardware pieces. 

It sounds like the sound they put on movies/ games after an explosion, when your protagonist can't hear anything else.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I looked it up and it talked about coil whine but coil whine sounds way different to this sound. This is a high pitched static electricity sound.

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Coil whine can sound very different depending on the circuitry.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Kilrah said:

Coil whine can sound very different depending on the circuitry.

do you think i should worry about it or just leave it ?

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Leave it.


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Leave it if nothing is malfunctioningin day to day use. If it sounds like "picachu preparing thundesock" check if there is any spark while pitch dark room. Rarely there is a loose Cable causing it (I think in English is called intuction) really rare especially on patern

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I've also noticed an intermittent very faint electrical hum from my new build. I've checked my fan and HDD mounts, and everything is secure, and it doesn't sound at all like coil whine. Seemed fine last week while using it for work, but it's so faint I could've easily missed it too. It only started to become apparent when I was working with heavy .exr files this week, which led me to believe it's the HDD mount, but again the noise is so faint I can't pinpoint where the sound is coming from when I take the panels off. 

 

As long as it's not damaging for the PC, I can get used to the sound.

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Any noise like that with a new build will become background noise, you are mainly noticing it because it’s new. 
 

In time you will tune it out.


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