Noise from my comp

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  1. ramprasad

    ramprasad New Member

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    Hi guys,

    Off late, I installed a new Sony DVD ROM on my comp...
    I found that, there is some kind of noise like vrooooooooom coming from my comp. I am not able to judge what is wrong....?

    May be SMPS or from HDD or from the newly installed DVD ROM....!

    Suggestions will be appreciated.....

    Regards,
    Ramprasad
     
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    check your fan's noise in the BIOS mode first. HDD doesnt make vroom, it makes some kinda clicking noise so not a hdd problem. Its your ROM i think its vibrating or maybe running at a high speed, check its connections and tighten them if loose.
     
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    i think it is smps
     
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    SONY, in its manual says this:
    Source: SONY Manual

    If the noise doesnt sound like this, then please check the SMPS and fans :)

    Cheers n e-peace.....
     
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    Most likely, it is the DVD. My relatively new Sony 810A makes such noise but only occasionally and for short duration. And it works fine.

    V.Prem Kumar
     
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    check if any wire is coming in contact with the smps / processor fans... That's what happened to me last time
     
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    I had not fastened the CD drives with screws earlier, I did it and still the prob continues...

    According to SONY manual, the drive doesnt stop the sound just after booting... It continues...

    Will be checking today with SMPS...?
     
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    What can tell you from my experience is ---->

    Screw tightly your cabinet ( the sides i mean)
    adn the noise is related to the SMPS or the FAN
     
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    Just unplug the hdd and optical drives and boot the system with the cabinet removed if u are experienced in assembling. If the sound is from smps, get it serviced(dont repair it urself). (I had this problem too and i got rid of it when my cousin inserted a screwdriver into the system fan) Dont try it anyway
     
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    Do you mean to use some other boot device? ie. without HDD and Optical.
    And what do you mean by solving it using screwdriver?
    Or are you joking?

    V.Prem Kumar
     
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    I was asking him not ot boot , but to run the system with just the motherboard,processor and ram. The pc wd then say a error message that there is no boot device. But that's the way to find whether the sound is coming from the smps or not.

    AS for the screwdriver incident. the sound comes when the smps fan is scratching some wires, I blive my cousin untangled them by inserting the screwdriver inside. And thus it got solved:)
     
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    Yes, now it is clear but in the first post your sentences were confusing.
    I think by opening the side panel of the cabinet and booting up he may be able to figure out from where the sound is originating. And then tidying up all the wires and cables first.

    V.Prem Kumar
     
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    if u still facing the problem then try that one with another cpu (may be of any relative or Friend).
     
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    I disconnected the power supply and IDE cables from the ROM drives and booted, still the noise persists.

    I think it shud be from SMPS or the fan on top of P4 processor... I am not able to make it out correctly....

    I think there is some loose connection in the fan above the processor. Can I try to fix it myself or take it to a pro... Suggest........!
     
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    The best bet is p4 heat sink fan,that is what it is making so much noise.
    happens on my pc too,sometimes on starting for he first 10/15 seconds iot makes this noise,but then calms down,and again makes the noise in CPU intensive application/usage
     
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