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posted to status updates via twitter on may 25th, 2018 and commented on seven times
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7 Comments

Tim Chase (authentic, via ) on may 25th, 2018 at 16:13:09:

what pray-tell is "coil whine"? I know fans and spinning-rust drives whine, but "coils"? That'd drive me bonkers.

joshua stein (authentic, via ) on may 25th, 2018 at 16:31:55:

High pitched squealing/clicking that changes tone with CPU/GPU workload, battery charging, etc. If you work in a quiet environment it's super annoying. Not sure if comes through well in this video. pic.twitter.com/Vd8bqtmeDr

Bryan Steele (authentic, via ) on may 25th, 2018 at 17:36:57:

@gumnos I'm super sensitive to this as well.. very annoying. My ThinkPad E560 is also pretty bad. 🙁

Chris Cappuccio (authentic, via ) on may 26th, 2018 at 09:47:37:

@gumnos I'm half deaf like the designers so I wouldn't ever know, just send it to me

Lex Gabrees (authentic, via ) on june 1st, 2018 at 00:29:54:

That's some annoying coil whine ... I thought it was only a Dell feature. ..

LP Asselin (authentic, via ) on june 2nd, 2018 at 00:56:57:

Did you get it to work on an other kernel?

joshua stein (authentic, via ) on june 3rd, 2018 at 14:49:42:

No, I returned it.