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Noise means a unwanted level of random interference added to a signal.

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Constant hard drive processing sounds coming from the laptop

My laptop may have recently started making this quiet but noticeable noise. It used to make same noise but more rarely. It is basically the normal hard drive sound but it's constantly processing ...
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Noise on monitor (multiple white horizontal lines)

Any help with the below issue is much appreciated! It's seen on a monitor which had worked perfectly for years, after shipping to another person (no visible external damage) within 2 days of use. ...
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Hard drive too loud (encrypted hybrid HDD)

I'm using a hybrid hard drive on my Debian10/KDE machine. It's fully encrypted and the GNOME Disks tool says that the Disk is OK with all assessments having the status OK. My problem is that it's ...
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How to set a limit to the fans speed?

I have a laptop and it makes a lot of sound when there are many programs open. When I am in class this is very annoying. Is there a way I can set a limit to the fan's speed(CPU and GPU) and thus set ...
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Noise when I plug in my speakers trough usb hub

My speakers make background noise when I connect the power usb cable to my pc through a usb 2.0 hub. When I connect it to usb 3.0 pc port, noise stops. Do you think the quality of the hub, or being ...
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How to stop monitor speakes from humming?

I have monitor with internal speakers connected via hdmi cable. While booting it hums at annoying, but bearable level. After that, when I for example start youtube video in browser, the hum becomes ...
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Lenovo notebook: white noise

I have a Lenovo ideapad Y700-17ISK that produces white noise like "sh" noise (more info about white noise). The noise comes from the speakers since I press the notebook start button until I turn the ...
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Popping noises before and after playing music

I have bought a mixer: Behringer 1204USB. Windows 7 x64. Default driver, called USB AUDIO CODEC by Microsoft, has been installed. The problem lies in the fact that OS or driver disables transmitting ...
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Computer noises, is my hard drive going to die?

Last night my computer suddenly started to make these chirping noises. I'm afraid they are caused by a partially damaged hard drive and am wondering if anyone can confirm this? I have recorded a short ...
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My microphone randomly started making this noise. I have no idea what caused it

https://vocaroo.com/i/s1uTrkB86QrX Its almost like a static high frequency interference. It came out of nowhere, it worked perfectly just a few days ago. Any advice? Don't really know what to do next....
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audio analog input + usb data cable = sound noises

I connect my android smartphone from audio jack output to my pc audio input and get a good analog sound signal. But when I connect this smartphone to the pc with usb data cable the analog sound ...
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Noise through speakers when ASUS RX 570 4GB is doing 3D operations

The noise is not coming from the case, it's coming through the speakers. It's inaudible when only browser, etc running. But when i start games, i hear a spinning up, higher pitched buzzing noise ...
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Laptop is making scratchy and high pitched noises. What is causing it?

I bought my laptop from Amazon warehouse deals so it might be used. I've had the noise problem as soon as I turned it on the first time. My audio clips are a bit quiet so you'll have to turn up your ...
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Windows 10 freezes for few seconds

here is my issue. I'm experiencing this issue two or three times a day. Basically the image on the screen freezes for 4-5 seconds and the audio speed seems to "slow down" or it makes a crackling ...
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GPU fan noisy after cleaning

I have a PC with a Radeon 6450 video card. Some days ago I used canned air to clean the computer, I sprayed gently. When I then tried to start the computer it went fine, up until after some 3 hours ...
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Rear Case Fan makes weird noise

1-2 months ago, I opened my PC case to dust off the components. I wanted to dust off the rear case fan, so I unscrewed the 4 screws holding it to the case. However, I realized that I didn't know what ...
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New Ultra-book Making Heartbeat sounds (Video Attached)

Got this new ultrabook just several days ago. Turn up your volume and hear it at 00:03: https://imgur.com/gallery/TuiODlx I hear it randomly - sometimes not at all, and sometimes once per 30-40 ...
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Western Digital Red Pro HDD making “beeping” noise in NAS

I have just received 4x WD Red Pro 8TB 256 Mb Cache Drives (WD8003FFBX-68B9AN0) for use in my Synology DS918+ NAS. When performing certain heavy actions, such as reading or writing an Apple Time ...
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Getting rid of audio electric buzz from USB audio interface on my system

I have a Rode AI-1 audio interface that makes noise on my PC, specifically. I think I've tried everything to remove the noise, but without success. At first, I told myself it was a ground loop issue. ...
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Brand new HDD is still processing something after copying huge amount of files onto it?

I put a brand new HDD into an external HDD enclosure. After copying a huge amount of data onto this drive, the disk head is still processing something even two hours later (the copying process has ...
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HD making noise

So, I've bought an HDD from a guy, he said it was good and everything. Well, turns out this HDD makes a terrible noise every now and then, it seems to be screaming. My PC was very silent and this is ...
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Western Digital Black vs Gold (Hard Drive Noise issue)

I recently bought a Western Digital Black 6 TB 256 MB hard drive. It works and has fast read and write speeds. The problem is that makes a slight “bump” sound every 5 – 6 seconds while at idle. If it’...
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Fans of a new laptop relatively loud (when only browsing the Internet)

I bought a new laptop three days ago - Dell Inspirion 7577. I installed Windows 10 and drivers. I am only surfing the Internet for now and my fans are relatively loud which I find awkward for such a ...
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Hard disk noise under linux gets smaller when partitioned

I just bought a Toshiba X300 8TB 7500r hard disk. At first I used the whole disk as a partition, the noise is really intolerable. Then I tried to use a small partition of 1TB or 2TB, the noise is ...
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WiFi noise measurement

What I want to do: I want to do some experiments with devices such as a Raspberry Pi in environments, where there is noise in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz band. What I tried so far: My idea was to simply ...
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X1 Yoga 3rd Gen Decreased SSD performance with Thunderbolt 3 Dock (1/3 of AC Power w/ “Coil Whine”)

(Originally posted on Lenovo Forum) Hey group, While testing the performance of the SSD in my X1 Yoga 3rd Gen (X1Y3) with CrystalDiskMark, I noticed a drastic performance drop in 4KiB Q(ueue)8T(...
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Why do specific USB ports give me noise on my USB headset?

Today I got my new Sennheiser PC 8 USB headset which - to my understanding - basically is a headphone + microphone connected to an integrated soundcard. So to the PC this is just another soundcard. ...
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Why my laptop got buzzing sound? [closed]

So my laptop starts having buzzing sound (listen here) no matter I close all the applications or run lightweight Linux (Arch Linux) to see if it's CPU's sound it's still buzzing. Recently the glue of ...
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ffmpeg reduce background noise

Audacity has a great noise reduction process that I've found works very well: select a "quiet" sample section of audio, choose Effects>Noise Reduction>Get Noise Profile. Then select whole stream, ...
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Hissing/Buzzing sound in headphone - Asus X200MA Laptop

I have Asus X200MA Laptop with Windows 8.1 64 bit. Whenever I plug in headphones into the combo socket, I hear constant hissing or buzzing sound in the headphones. It slightly varies in intensity as I ...
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How can I make my computer fans less noisey

I got this PC from overclockers: "Titan Envy M DC" Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.4GHz Overclocked Nvidia GeForce Gaming PC MSI GeForce GTX 760 OC Gaming Edition 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card ...
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Constant audible noise/ whine when CPU is idle

I hope this is the right community for asking this question. I got an HP ProBook 470 G5 (i7-8550U) and it makes a strange noise/ whine (here are three sound samples). Since it has no HDD, I think it ...
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High pitch squeal from MacBook battery running Arch Linux dangerous?

I recently installed Linux on my MacBook Pro (Retina 13" 2015/12,1) and it's now in a fully working state. The only worry I have is that, when on battery power (not when plugged in), there is a high ...
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External PSU (monitor) coil whine only when dark color are on screen

I have a Philips Brilliance 258B6QUEB monitor which has an external PSU that whines quite notably, but only when the content on the screen is dark-ish. Take for example these three color gradients: ...
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Laptop scratching noise when background visible (not HDD)

I have a really weird problem but can't find any info or someone with the same problem on the internet. A few days ago my laptop started making a weird clicking/scratching noise near my cpu. I have ...
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What is the cause of the rumbling noise which begins immediately after connecting an USB drive to Windows Server 2012?

The noise source is the external drive. It sounds as if the drive was searched. The noise lasts several minutes. In the drive's "properties", the check box "Allow files on this drive to have contents ...
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PC makes noise while on and off

my PC sometimes makes crackling noises while it's on and I was wondering if there was something wrong. It sounds like something is inside my PC, but I don't know for sure. I have a HP Pavilion that I ...
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Meaning of long beep

Today I was just minding my business, doing some programming and watching some Twitch stream, when my computer made a loud beep that lasted for about a second. It sounded like one of those beeps you ...
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Better microphone noise suppression in Windows 10?

Having acquired a new and supposedly good microphone (ModMic), I noticed that I'm still hearing a lot of noise in the recording - about as bad as with my old cheap microphone. I now think the reason ...
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Hum noise from speakers stops on activity

Well, this is a pretty interesting problem that I'm curious about, and couldn't think of any reason for it to happen. This is the case: My microlab speakers are producing an annoying hum/buzz when ...
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When coil whine can be considered as normal?

Is coil whine always a warning sign of a hardware failure, or completely normal under high stress? My computer has only produced audible coil noise when running a game with uncapped frame rate, simple ...
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Sapphire Radeon RX 570 buzzing noise under load

I have just bought Sapphire Radeon RX 570 Pulse GPU card and though fans are perfectly silent, the card emits a relatively low pitched humming noise under DirectX load. It does not come from fans, ...
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Moisturized laptop makes clicking noise — without HDD, main fan stopped

I have an Acer Aspire v5 121 laptop (netbook) what I've got moisturized. The keyboard isn't working but it worked from the USB mouse. I switched off completely but without keyboard I can't switch it ...
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PSU making noises when downloading at max internet speed

When I'm downloading something at my max internet speed, I hear this fast clicking sound like bzzzt from inside the PSU and it stops if I disconnect the ethernet cable or stop the download. I have a ...
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Why does my enterprise drive make loud read/write noises only when the computer is idle?

I purhcased a used enterprise drive off Ebay a while back (HGST Hard Drive HUA723020ALA641 2TB 7200 RPM). I've got it installed in my Windows 10 PC. It works great, and is pretty much silent while I'...
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ASUS UX305CA - Scratching/Rattling/HDD-like noises

I hope you can help me where the customer service and other forums have failed impressively. It might be a little bit of a luxury problem, but the more I think about it, the more it annoys me... So ...
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My speakers making humming noise and can't seem to find a solution for fixing them

Hello i have MicroLab Solo 1 speakers that i just bought and they are making a buzzing/humming noise when they are just turned on and no cables are plugged in just the AC one. I have tried different ...
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Noise/hiss produced by Windows(?) on the audio output (not a hardware issue)

I have a Windows 10 PC in my car that I use as a head unit for the audio system, and I'm having trouble with background noise. I have been able to detect it on another Windows 10 PC as well. The noise ...
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Laptop background noise

In my acer laptop with i5-7200 8GB RAM I hear a constant background noise which an HP AMD Quad-Core A8-7410 doens't have, though I hear the CPU working when performing more taks in this last one that ...
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New hard drive noise when idle

I just bought a new Dell server tower (Poweredge T20), it comes with a 1TB Toshiba hard drive. I currently have the server connected but it's not being used by anything. The OS is Ubuntu server 16....