Monitor Screeches

By souton ยท 4 replies
Aug 20, 2006
  1. this is for a buddy of mine. when he boots up his pc everything is okay, but when he loads a game (ie Counter-Strike) his monitor gives off a very annoying screeching noise, kind of like a screeching beetle. i doubt it's his video card. is his monitor about to blow? any info would be appreciated, if you need any further info let me know
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    That sounds like a capacitor screeching inside the monitor. It may be possible to have the monitor repaired. In any case, I`d recommend trying a different monitor, just to make sure that`s what it is.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. souton

    souton TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 106

    thank you for the response howard, will do that
  4. XenaWP

    XenaWP TS Rookie Posts: 53

    Hmmm, CRT monitor? There's a flyback transformer in there that can make a high-pitched squeal too.
  5. Shizat

    Shizat TS Rookie Posts: 70

    I was about to ask if it was CRT or LCD... if It's CRT then I would say "bye-bye" monitor... If its LCD (hoping it's still under warranty) call the Manufacturer... But no I couldn't see where it would be the Video Card...

    Ohh, and one other thing, is there speakers in the moniitor? If so, unplug the sound connection..
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