Ticking sound on Q6600 Tags: CPUs Overclocking Chip Last response: December 27, 2008 2:08 PM in CPUs Share zhuoyan December 27, 2008 1:01:07 PM Occasionally my Q6600 CPU chip makes some ticking sound, does anyone know what is causing it? I'm currently overclocking it @ 3Ghz. And it's running on Asus P5Q-PRO More about : ticking sound q6600 jitpublisher a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 27, 2008 1:47:33 PM Your CPU won't make noise. It is more likely the fan on your heatsink. Are you sure it is coming from the CPU area? A ticking sound from inside a computer case is most always the sound of a hard drive getting ready to die, very soon. roadrunner197069 December 27, 2008 2:08:14 PM +1 for HDD. To tick you need moving parts, a CPU has none, maybe a fan or HDD like jtpub said. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedClicking/Ticking sound when rendering videos Forum SolvedStrange Ticking Sound Forum SolvedNew Internal HDD WD500LPVX , ticking sound Forum PSU ticking/clicking sound Forum Ticking sound from every audio out except speakers Forum SolvedWeird ticking sound on unattached Hitachi 2TB Forum How to Fix PSU - making ticking sound Forum weird ticking sound from pc Forum Ticking sounds in my cpu Forum Geforce GTX 650 Ti Ticking Sound Forum Weird ticking sound from Laptop ( not around hdd area ) Forum Ticking/Clicking sound & louder fan. Forum Small ticking sound from psu when turning comp on. Forum Weird Ticking Sound Coming From Graphics Card Forum Computer wont work, PSU making a ticking sound Forum Ticking sound in my audio IMAC Forum PSU making ticking sound, hitting wire Forum Windows 7 ticking sound Forum Ticking sound. Forum Laptop Dies Immediately with Ticking Sound Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !