Turn computer on, does not boot, just gives this high pitch noise that goes awhi Tags: Motherboards Computer Boot Last response: March 22, 2012 11:06 AM in Motherboards Share babs0258 March 18, 2012 9:26:47 PM Was working, then all of sudden went black and giving high pitch sound that stops for a second, starts again, stops again, etc as long as it is turned on. Don't know if motherboard prob or power supply. Kept getting "CPU high usage" messages too. Windows XP More about : turn computer boot high pitch noise awhi benjamincakir March 21, 2012 7:47:41 PM Recheck every single connection in your build m 0 l Lordgene March 21, 2012 10:13:30 PM Also check your CPU Heatsink to make sure its seated correctly. You might of hit the Heatsink off the CPU a bit and getting a CPU high usage error Post m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mike15 March 22, 2012 11:06:31 AM Reseat EVERYTHING, it's probably something like your RAM isn't plugged in all the way. Either that, or the guy above me is right and your heatsink/fan isn't doing its job. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhen I turn off my computer theres a high pitch but faint noise Forum When I turn on my computer, the Motherboard makes a high pitched noise Forum Why does my laptop make a high pitched noise when it is first turned on? Forum Computer not booting, making high pitched noise Forum Computer makes high pitched squealing noise when booting Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !