CPU screeches during high OC?

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  1. benjagan91

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    Hello.

    I've noticed my CPU or something close to it, capacitors or VRM or something perhaps starts screeching seemingly under load (or around those intervals) when greatly overclocked.

    Am I imagining this? Has anyone else every experienced this? It's a budget desktop board in question.

    Just wondering which component I can hear screaming at me as I slowly kill it with high clocks and volts.

    If it's relevant, it's a G31 Gigabyte board with a P4 overclocked about 2GHz above stock.

    Thank you.
     
  2. power

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    That crossed my mind. Thanks mate. Does it mean anything in particular, like the board is approaching it's operating limit, passed it, something?

    Cheers
     
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    just poor quality component - only annoyance is the noise.
     
  5. rickoles

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    I wouldn't call it a poor quality or inferior component although I agree in principle. The part will last just as long as any other with or without coil whine. It just happens sometimes - from memory there's not any one thing to blame.

    My GPU emits coil whine when there's 200+ FPS but not at any other time - even when on full load.
     
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    Try overclocking the 6700K iGPU to within a inch of its life. Squeals like a bitch on the vrms or whatever.

    2ghz over stock I don't think it is shit components. Just components being flogged outside specification. :thumbup:
     
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    That's not the processor more likely the board or PSU.
     
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    I ran a Core i5 750 with coil whine for the past 5 or so years fine. Turning off energy saving by disabling c3 state or whatever it's called seemed to reduce it but obviously it draws more power then.
     
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    i have an....x58 motherboard, i'm going to say? 2010 mobo/cpu. it was the noisiest, whineyest piece of crap, annoyed the crap out of me daily, until finally in about 2013 I googled the right permutation of frustrated words (on my Nth try), turned off some power save feature, and it's been blissfully silent ever since.
     

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