Dieter1984 Posted November 10, 2013 Share Posted November 10, 2013 Hello, Last week I bought a new gamingcomputer with a CORSAIR 650W RM650 power supply inside. Everything works just fine and really silent. However, yesterday I noticed a strange sound when I powered off my computer. The sound isn't loud, and I only could hear it because my computer is on my desk. When I shut down the computer AND power off the electricity with the switch from the wall (sorry if this is a little confiusing, my native language isn't english), there is a clicking/ticking sound comming from inside the PSU. First it's ticking rather fast (2 clicks a second) and after a minute / minute and a half the sound fades and the PSU stops ticking. To be sure it wasn't the powercable, I turned the computer back on, turned the computer off again, and unplugged the powercable from the PSU. The clicking sound kept going with the cable unplugged and faded out after a minute and a half. I also did a test with the computer turned off. When I turned on the electricityswitch from the wall and turned it off again, the PSU started to tick again and stopped ticking after a minute and a half. Maybe this is a stupid question, but should I be worried? Or is there a sort of safety circuit build in the PSU wich eliminate the rest of the eletricity from the capacitors or other components inside the PSU when the power turns off, and makes this kind of sound? Maybe as an extra note: when the computer is on (surfing and gaming for a long time) the PSU works just perfect and there is no clicking noise. Thanks in advance. Dieter Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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