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Power Supply Loud noise and Pc will randomly white screen sometimes. PSU Failure?

First with the noise, the noise seems to be coming from the PSU and only during launching one game it makes like a grinding noise. Just this one game it does it on. The PSU is a Corsair CX750M.

To the second of my pc white screening, now that I notice the power supply acting up could this also be a sign of failure or from some other hardware? Its completely random and my screens turn white and the pc freezes causing it need to reboot.
Any idea if this could be the reason? Thanks for any help.

Specs:
CPU-i5-4690k
GPU-r9 270x
RAM-8gb corsair ram
PSU-Corsair CX750M
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  1. ItsPricey said:
    First with the noise, the noise seems to be coming from the PSU and only during launching one game it makes like a grinding noise. Just this one game it does it on. The PSU is a Corsair CX750M.

    To the second of my pc white screening, now that I notice the power supply acting up could this also be a sign of failure or from some other hardware? Its completely random and my screens turn white and the pc freezes causing it need to reboot.
    Any idea if this could be the reason? Thanks for any help.


    kindly provide system Specs
  2. Sorry do not know why I didnt, but just updated with specs
  3. Titanforall said:
    ItsPricey said:
    First with the noise, the noise seems to be coming from the PSU and only during launching one game it makes like a grinding noise. Just this one game it does it on. The PSU is a Corsair CX750M.

    To the second of my pc white screening, now that I notice the power supply acting up could this also be a sign of failure or from some other hardware? Its completely random and my screens turn white and the pc freezes causing it need to reboot.
    Any idea if this could be the reason? Thanks for any help.


    kindly provide system Specs


    Sorry do not know why I didnt, but just updated with specs
  4. ItsPricey said:
    First with the noise, the noise seems to be coming from the PSU and only during launching one game it makes like a grinding noise. Just this one game it does it on. The PSU is a Corsair CX750M.

    To the second of my pc white screening, now that I notice the power supply acting up could this also be a sign of failure or from some other hardware? Its completely random and my screens turn white and the pc freezes causing it need to reboot.
    Any idea if this could be the reason? Thanks for any help.

    Specs:
    CPU-i5-4690k
    GPU-r9 270x
    RAM-8gb corsair ram
    PSU-Corsair CX750M


    Maybe power supply, maybe video card, motherboard. Start by testing the video card in another system that can run it, if it run fine, try a different power supply. CX models from Corsair are their low end models, about mid range quality, and low quality for a gaming system. Corsair you want the RM models, or something from XFX, Seasonic, Antec (over their cheapest stuff), EVGA mid and higher models are also good.
  5. hang-the-9 said:
    ItsPricey said:
    First with the noise, the noise seems to be coming from the PSU and only during launching one game it makes like a grinding noise. Just this one game it does it on. The PSU is a Corsair CX750M.

    To the second of my pc white screening, now that I notice the power supply acting up could this also be a sign of failure or from some other hardware? Its completely random and my screens turn white and the pc freezes causing it need to reboot.
    Any idea if this could be the reason? Thanks for any help.

    Specs:
    CPU-i5-4690k
    GPU-r9 270x
    RAM-8gb corsair ram
    PSU-Corsair CX750M


    Maybe power supply, maybe video card, motherboard. Start by testing the video card in another system that can run it, if it run fine, try a different power supply. CX models from Corsair are their low end models, about mid range quality, and low quality for a gaming system. Corsair you want the RM models, or something from XFX, Seasonic, Antec (over their cheapest stuff), EVGA mid and higher models are also good.


    Thank you. I have ran test on about everything i could find how. Benchmarking the gpu, cpu, and ram and wasnt that. Any way to test power failures or a way to test a motherboard? I didnt know that these were not recommended for gaming either, any certain ones to look for to replace it? Plus 750 is clearly way to much so I guess Ill go to a 500w because I am about to buy a better gpu anyway.
  6. ItsPricey said:
    hang-the-9 said:
    ItsPricey said:
    First with the noise, the noise seems to be coming from the PSU and only during launching one game it makes like a grinding noise. Just this one game it does it on. The PSU is a Corsair CX750M.

    To the second of my pc white screening, now that I notice the power supply acting up could this also be a sign of failure or from some other hardware? Its completely random and my screens turn white and the pc freezes causing it need to reboot.
    Any idea if this could be the reason? Thanks for any help.

    Specs:
    CPU-i5-4690k
    GPU-r9 270x
    RAM-8gb corsair ram
    PSU-Corsair CX750M


    Maybe power supply, maybe video card, motherboard. Start by testing the video card in another system that can run it, if it run fine, try a different power supply. CX models from Corsair are their low end models, about mid range quality, and low quality for a gaming system. Corsair you want the RM models, or something from XFX, Seasonic, Antec (over their cheapest stuff), EVGA mid and higher models are also good.


    Thank you. I have ran test on about everything i could find how. Benchmarking the gpu, cpu, and ram and wasnt that. Any way to test power failures or a way to test a motherboard? I didnt know that these were not recommended for gaming either, any certain ones to look for to replace it? Plus 750 is clearly way to much so I guess Ill go to a 500w because I am about to buy a better gpu anyway.


    Did you try running the system on the onboard graphics without the power supply? Run it long enough so you can be pretty sure it would have crashed by now, test with games and other loads also, will be slow but you need to rule out components. Swapping out the parts is really the only way to fully test them, I've run memory tests on RAM that passed several rounds, yet replacing the RAM fixed whatever issues the system was having.
  7. It was the hard drive when it would load something at full load.
  8. ItsPricey said:
    It was the hard drive when it would load something at full load.


    It also caused the screen to blank out?
  9. hang-the-9 said:
    ItsPricey said:
    It was the hard drive when it would load something at full load.


    It also caused the screen to blank out?


    No that would been my gpu. But the noise and all was the hdd.
  10. Best answer
    ItsPricey said:
    hang-the-9 said:
    ItsPricey said:
    It was the hard drive when it would load something at full load.


    It also caused the screen to blank out?


    No that would been my gpu. But the noise and all was the hdd.


    Run a scan on the hard drive, all drive vendors have a utility to test for issues.
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