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Antec Sonata PSU

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by [SKR]Abe, 6 Oct 2009.

  1. [SKR]Abe

    Gangster

    Joined: 16 Jan 2003

    Posts: 244

    Location: Solihull, W.Mids.

    My antec sonata PSU has started whistling like roger whittacker.

    Is it on its way out or can it be fixed ?
     
  2. Greebo

    Caporegime

    Joined: 20 Jan 2005

    Posts: 38,612

    Location: Co Durham

    Fill it full of washing up liquid*















    * I accept no responsibility should the OP follow my advice

    On a serious note, it might be on its way out. How old is it?
     
  3. [SKR]Abe

    Gangster

    Joined: 16 Jan 2003

    Posts: 244

    Location: Solihull, W.Mids.

    4 years ish i guess
     
  4. Lemin

    Mobster

    Joined: 8 Jul 2009

    Posts: 3,106

    Location: Folkestone

  5. [SKR]Abe

    Gangster

    Joined: 16 Jan 2003

    Posts: 244

    Location: Solihull, W.Mids.

    im guessing bad capacitor or something as it will do the noise with the pc off.

    will whip it apart to night and see if i can identify the one
     
  6. Axident

    Gangster

    Joined: 19 Aug 2004

    Posts: 171

    Location: Newcastle

    you've been lucky its lasted this long - mine had to be replaced about 6 months in :)