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Strange noise [Please Help]

by Leftdoc / September 15, 2015 4:55 AM PDT

Hello there guys and girls i have been having a strange noise with my Asus f553ma computer since it went to the warranty to get a new hard drive becuse it died i think.
I have messaged asus 2 times now and all they told me was to update my bios wich i cant becuse i have the latest version and also to format my computer wich i did but it had no efect.
So now i dont know what to do, should i take it to the warranty or is it an easy fix.
Bare in mind i have this computer less than an year and it is giving me all these problems.

SPECS:
Operating System
Windows 8.1 with Bing 64-bit
CPU
Intel Celeron N2840 @ 2.16GHz
Bay Trail-M 22nm Technology
RAM
4,00GB DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. X553MA
Graphics
Generic PnP Monitor (1366x768@60Hz)
Intel HD Graphics (ASUStek Computer Inc)
Storage
465GB Hitachi HGST HTS545050A7E680 (SATA)
Optical Drives
Slimtype DVD A DA8A5SH-L
Audio

Realtek High Definition Audio

The actual sound it does
http://vocaroo.com/i/s0HFUuIJqNnF

To ear it better turn you audio up.
Thank you

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That sounds like a HDD working.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 15, 2015 7:35 AM PDT

Doesn't sound strange to me. What can unsettle many is that if a HDD is replaced the sounds change.

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by Leftdoc / September 16, 2015 1:56 AM PDT

Ok thank you so much R.Proffit i was just conserned it was something else like some problem with the fan becuse the noise comes out of the region of my fan but i figured out that is also where my hdd is so its gotta be that Thank you Grin

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sounds like HDD, but....
by James Denison / September 15, 2015 7:45 AM PDT

...did you unplug your speakers during that recording? Maybe the HDD was moved to a different location than where originally.

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by Leftdoc / September 16, 2015 1:54 AM PDT

Thanks for replying no i did not unplung the speakers i even used my phone to record the sound.

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Fixed [kinda xD]
by Leftdoc / September 16, 2015 1:57 AM PDT

Thank you so much for your help but according to R. Proffitt it is just a normal hdd sound.
Grin

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