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so my 560 ti is causing alot of high pitched noise and i want to totally eliminate the sound so the question is how

i prob wont want to spend over 100 to do this so please keep that in mind


and also this happens when its idle not when im doing heavy gaming or application work
Edited by eosgreen - 5/25/11 at 9:00pm
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Well. Turn the fan down for starters. It doesn't need to be running at 100% all the time.

Use MSI afterburner to fix the issue. It's free. If it's still to noisy for you, you either have to use a aftermarket air cooler or water cooling. That's about it. But more then likely you just have the fan up to loud.
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post #3 of 17
Water-cooling is the true solution. But that will be more than a 100. frown.gif
post #4 of 17
Are you talking about the electrical noise from the inductors on the card? There is no way to silence that except turn on vsync.
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i dont know what is making the noise but it is a high pitched noise so i dont think water cooling will help but i can look into it
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post #6 of 17
Does it sound something like this?

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4d23F2jehQ[/ame]
post #7 of 17
Dont put a load on the card and it will stop! smile.gif my gtx 280 whines when i fold on it
post #8 of 17
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i dont put a load on the card in fact it does this when its idle

and no it does not sound like that psu vid and its most def the GPU since i swapped PSU to a dif brand
Edited by eosgreen - 5/25/11 at 9:01pm
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i dont put a load on the card in fact it does this when its idel

man that sucks. dont know what to say. sell it maybe
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hmp hope i can rma then...
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