Soud coming from the back of the ph315-55 laptop

Muhil Member Posts: 438 Practitioner
edited December 2023 in Predator Laptops

It sound like eeeeeeee , and its not fans , the sound is coming from in between the two fans in ph315-55 model

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  • a_happy_laptop_user
    a_happy_laptop_user Member Posts: 57 Devotee

    It could be related to various components. Here are some steps to help you troubleshoot the issue:

    1. Check for Coil Whine:High-pitched sounds, often described as coil whine, can sometimes emanate from electronic components such as the power circuitry or voltage regulators on the motherboard. Unfortunately, coil whine is a common phenomenon in some electronics and is not necessarily indicative of a malfunction.
    2. Update Drivers:Ensure that all your drivers, including audio and chipset drivers, are up to date. Visit the Acer website or use Acer's support tools to check for the latest driver updates.
    3. Run Windows Update:Make sure your operating system is fully updated. Sometimes, system updates include patches or fixes for hardware-related issues.
    4. Disable Power Management Settings:Sometimes, aggressive power management settings can lead to electrical noises. Try adjusting power management settings or using a different power plan to see if it affects the sound.
    5. Check for Loose Components:Make sure there are no loose components inside the laptop. A loose screw or other component might be vibrating and causing the sound. If you're comfortable doing so, you may want to open the laptop and visually inspect the interior.
    6. Test in a Different Environment:Try using your laptop in a different environment to see if the sound persists. External factors like electrical interference could be causing the issue.
    7. Contact Acer Support:If the issue persists and you're still under warranty, it's advisable to contact Acer's customer support. They may be able to provide additional guidance or arrange for a repair or replacement if needed.
    8. Professional Inspection:If the laptop is not under warranty and you're not comfortable opening it, consider taking it to a professional technician for inspection. They can identify and address the source of the sound.

    It's crucial to pinpoint the exact source of the noise to determine whether it's a normal behavior or a potential hardware issue. If the sound is new or has changed, and especially if it's accompanied by other issues, seeking professional assistance may be the best course of action.