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 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 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources PSU giving high pitch noise after shutting down. Forum High pitched noise from USB ports please help! Forum High pitched noise after boot Forum SSD making high pitch noise ? Forum PSU makes high pitch noise Forum High Pitch Cpu Fan noise Forum Intel 320 160gb disk clone, partition issues, high pitch noise Forum W7 64 chipset high pitch noise Forum Why does my laptop make a high pitched noise when it is first turned on? Forum high pitched noise coming from cpu area Forum High pitch whining noise from mobo? Forum PC doesn't boot up - faint high pitched noise from the PSU Forum Why is my hard drive making a high pitch noise ? Forum High -pitched noise driving me nuts Forum When we finally can’t attained athletic subject, Forum [Solved] Is this compatible? Forum Is this beasty any good for gaming when maxed? Forum [Solved] Will This CPU take The M5a97 for Bios update? Need quick answer Forum BIOSTAR TZ68K+ boot unreliability Forum [Solved] Old geezer building a new computer - does it come with? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !