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Crackleing sound from the CPU socket

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Yep , it started making funny noises a couple days ago , without being able to pinpoint on the motherboard as to where it sounds from.
Yesterday , whilest the PC booted to desktop without making the crackleing sounds , win10 kept notifying me like 2 times a second about usb power surge.

Today is now with the components out of the case and having so I gave it a what the heck and removed the cpu, forward , I hit the button on the PSU and surprise , no crackleing sound .

It's working fine now loaded into a game lobby, but then again I am downstairs having a beer and a fag writing this.

Last evening , I ordered a b550mb but within 2 minutes I ended canceling the order upon the crackleing sound misteriously disappearing and on account of drunk purchasing.

It started a day before I added an 16GB Intel m.2 Ssd in a pci-e 4x expansion card to just to take the page file off the main drive.

No, I have not spilled fluids or anything in the socket as it ran in the chassis since putting it together.

Ride it out?
 
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Yep , it started making funny noises a couple days ago , without being able to pinpoint on the motherboard as to where it sounds from.
Yesterday , whilest the PC booted to desktop without making the crackleing sounds , win10 kept notifying me like 2 times a second about usb power surge.

Today is now with the components out of the case and having so I gave it a what the heck and removed the cpu, forward , I hit the button on the PSU and surprise , no crackleing sound .

It's working fine now loaded into a game lobby, but then again I am downstairs having a beer and a fag writing this.

Last evening , I ordered a b550mb but within 2 minutes I ended canceling the order upon the crackleing sound misteriously disappearing and on account of drunk purchasing.

It started a day before I added an 16GB Intel m.2 Ssd in a pci-e 4x expansion card to just to take the page file off the main drive.

No, I have not spilled fluids or anything in the socket as it ran in the chassis since putting it together.

Ride it out?
Are you sure nothing is shorted, and have you tried the loo roll tactic to isolate the sound source, I would probably drown the socket and CPU in IPA and that's about all you can do so far as cleaning them but it's worth a go, could be grease or something hopefully.
Sounds like something ain't right though, pull the drive too see if it goes away.
 
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Are you still drunk? LOL

You say you are unable to pinpoint the source of the sound but in the thread title you said the sound is coming from "the CPU socket". :confused:

Sound from the actual socket would be impossible unless by some very obscure circumstances, there was some excessive voltages that were arcing. But I highly doubt the board (or CPU) would still work after the first arcing/crackling event if that were the case.

Are you sure the sound is not coming from the fan sitting on top of the heatsink which sits on top of the CPU which sits on said socket?

I agree with theoneandonlymrk and you should try to isolate the source of the sound. A paper towel tube works better because it is longer than a toilet paper roll tube so you won't get your hair tangled up in a fan when you fall into the open case due to still being drunk! ;)

If the sound is coming from the CPU (or any other) fan, you can verify that by very carefully and gently (wait until sober!) touching the center hub of the fan with your fingertip. If the fan is making the noise, the "pitch" of the noise will change as the rotation speed changes.

You also said the noise started "before" you added the SSD. So what does the SSD have to do with this?
 
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I swear I used to be able to hear my old Tbred 2600 and Barton Mobile 2500+ at full load running well over 2v vcore :D

Maybe there is a hair in there trying its best to bridge a connection..
 
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Are you still drunk? LOL

You say you are unable to pinpoint the source of the sound but in the thread title you said the sound is coming from "the CPU socket". :confused:

Sound from the actual socket would be impossible unless by some very obscure circumstances, there was some excessive voltages that were arcing. But I highly doubt the board (or CPU) would still work after the first arcing/crackling event if that were the case.

Are you sure the sound is not coming from the fan sitting on top of the heatsink which sits on top of the CPU which sits on said socket?

I agree with theoneandonlymrk and you should try to isolate the source of the sound. A paper towel tube works better because it is longer than a toilet paper roll tube so you won't get your hair tangled up in a fan when you fall into the open case due to still being drunk! ;)

If the sound is coming from the CPU (or any other) fan, you can verify that by very carefully and gently (wait until sober!) touching the center hub of the fan with your fingertip. If the fan is making the noise, the "pitch" of the noise will change as the rotation speed changes.

You also said the noise started "before" you added the SSD. So what does the SSD have to do with this?
I don't have rock roll hair now I'm old:D :) but you're right still , kitchen roll is best, with the roll still on too.

@freeagent processor's of all sorts can scream , I have become quite acute to it over the years but coil whine is easily more prevalent in most cases.
 
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