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 SolvedSeasonic PSU Ticking Sound Forum 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 Geforce GTX 650 Ti Ticking Sound Forum Weird ticking sound from Laptop ( not around hdd area ) Forum Ticking/Clicking sound & louder fan. Forum Ticking sounds in my cpu 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 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !