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Old 07-15-2005, 01:34 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I suppose it could be coming from the RAM modules. It's definitely not coming from the hard drives. Still, I'd like a second opinion on whether or not it's possible to actually hear the CPU cycles, or get a good description of what it sounds like to hear information being loaded into RAM or travelling on the system board.

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Do you have onboard LAN? Do you use it? My old Biostar Mobo used to whine like that. Whenever I unplugged the ethernet cord the sound would stop.
It could also be the ram too, I've heard of it making noise before.

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Old 07-15-2005, 07:41 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I don't think CPU's or RAM can make any noise unless they are burning.

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