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Re: X1 Yoga 2nd Gen is making hard disc noise - ?!?

2019-01-27, 14:23 PM

If you hear noises from a laptop that doesn't have an HDD and if it's not the fan, my next guess is "coil whine". Currents and voltages do cause forces on components, and depending how everything fits together, small movements can happen due to these forces, which leads to sounds under heavy data load. I'm not sure if it's the actual SSD or whatever is handling the data stream, but for me it often correlated with fast reading or writing. In some of my older Lenovos it was so loud that you'd swear I had an HDD installed. 


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Re: X1 Yoga 2nd Gen is making hard disc noise - ?!?

2019-01-27, 17:38 PM

All I can tell you is that mine doesn't make that kind of noise.


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