Loud noise coming from PSU

  Nick Cleary 22:39 22 Mar 2018

Hello!

So after about an hour of use, the PSU in my pc starts making a loud sound. It sounds like it's coming from the fan. I wondered if it was perhaps catching on something in the case, but after taking it out and looking I saw this wasn't the case. Does anyone know what the issue could be and how to solve it??

  Forum Editor 22:42 22 Mar 2018

There are no user-accessible parts in a PSU, and the only moving part is the fan.

If yours is making a loud noise, there is obviously a fault - probably in the fan bearing, and the only solution is to replace the unit.

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