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  • HTS
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Electric buzz from time to time?
Once in a while some program that features AV crashes. It could be an open firefox page (with a paused youtube video etc...), or a scorewriter like musescore, or a player like WMP or foobar (either when streaming or converting). Then every program that you open would have graphic and/or audio glitches. On the graphics side I usually get solid colored rectangles/squares, and if it's the sound I hear electrical humming/clicks through the speakers. The only way this can be fixed is through a restart.

Is this just a case of some buggy program causing a driver crash, or is it because of permanent data corruption because one ore more of the connected HDDs is dying?

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Electric buzz from time to time?
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Run  SpeedFan to get processors and graphic card temps, and please list your hardware.  Maybe they are overheating.