X200 humming noise

X200, X201, X220 (including equivalent tablet models) and X300, X301 series specific matters only.
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X200 humming noise

#1 Post by mt12345 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:08 am

My X200 produces high pitch humming noise, the noise pauses when I press the keys or scroll web page.
It's not loud but should I be worried (is my Thinkpad dying?!) ?

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Re: X200 humming noise

#2 Post by jaspen-meyer » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:14 am

Can you identify where (on the machine) the humming is originating?
In some configurations the CPU can jump between power states and cause humming. Also the power supply, external to the machine, between the mains and the computer, can develop a humming sound.
CCFL inverters also hum.
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Re: X200 humming noise

#3 Post by glossywhite » Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:33 am

Maybe it's trying to remember a song, but can't quite place the lyrics...

:wink: :wink: :P

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