My computer is making a buzzing noise

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  1. Thi Them

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    It has been like this for a few weeks. Sometimes I hear the sound and other times I don't. A few times I turned on the computer and it made a loud, hoarse sound. Does anyone know what it could be? I'm thinking maybe its the fan.

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    Most likely one of the case fans.
     
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    It may be something getting into the case fan blades - causing friction and the buzzing. Or the case fan might be setting off a resonance that makes the entire system buzz.

    If you rule out those two, your hard drive may be on its last legs - though they usually emit a high-pitched whine instead of a buzz when the bearings start to go out...
     
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    Thank you. I recently had my hard drive crash on my old PC, and I don't want to have another one this soon.

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