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Old 12-12-2004, 05:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My power supply has been making some kind of grinding noise. I thought it might have been one of my HDDs, but that proved false. The noise comes about for no apparent reason. When it does happen though, I just hit the back of my comp and it goes away. Any info is appreciated.

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Old 12-12-2004, 06:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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eheh, that's not very smart, damaged PSUs have been know to literally explode,flames and all, if i were you, i would trash and spend $50 for a decent PSU off of www.newegg.com and hope it doesn't fry ur system before you do so

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Old 12-12-2004, 07:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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maybe a wire harness is to close? or bearing is going out
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