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post #11 of 17
RMA it if you don't like, the card they send you probably will whine as well.

Not much you can do, except keep load under 90%, by vsync/ FPS cap.
post #12 of 17
might sound far fetched but i reinstalled my os and it dont whine anymore so try give that ago if you can
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post #13 of 17
The card should only whine during menus or other areas where the fps shoots up.

If you play older games that make your card give you 300+ fps and you find it whines during normal gameplay too, then underclock that till you get 100 fps.
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post #14 of 17
another option is to overclock the card a little - my GTS 450 is silent at its stock overclock of 850MHz, whines at anything around 890-915MHz, but is silent again at ~920MHz on the core. It starts to whine again at 935MHz or so, so I keep it in blissful silence at 922MHz.
post #15 of 17
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but overclocking will void warranty and i shouldnt OC something i cant afford to replace

i actually think OC will fix the problem since its less whiny when i run games
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post #16 of 17
overclocking doesnt void the warranty lol

the drivers will fail and it will restore to default if the card dont like it lol
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post #17 of 17
overclocking doesnt void the warranty lol

the drivers will fail and it will restore to default if the card dont like it lol

damn my work PC skipping 1337 posts

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