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    barberic34
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    Default noise from the inards of my PC

    I had just replaced the power supply, because my PC was making a kind of sand paper-scratchy noise (like two ball bearings rubbing too close together and coming to grinding halt) from that general area and whenever it happened my PC would freeze up. It's still making the noise and freezing up. I tried swapped out everything but the mom board and chip. Could these be the cause?

    I suppose that I could try disconnecting my two cd-rom drives, but they aren't running when I start. I don't know. Any thoughts about it would be appreciated.

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    How about fans or HD? My 2 cents!!

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    Best bet is to open the case and keep an eye on the CPU fan.

    Sounds like the CPU may be over heating.

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    Most of a computer has static parts.
    The ones that have mechanics and therefore more likely to make a noise are:
    System Fan
    CPU Fan
    CD Drive
    Hard Drve
    Floppy Drive
    A good tool for identifying where the noise comes from is called the Ear.
    I know of some who use a stethascope.
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