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post #11 of 23
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have any of you gotten coil whine? cuz its freaking annoying.
    
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post #12 of 23
Sure. RMA' It
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post #13 of 23
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I ran prime 95 and the noise completely stops with 100% load.

is that odd?
    
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post #14 of 23
Ive had many issues with coil whine. if your product is in warranty, get it replaced in warranty, if not, i can fix it. :]
post #15 of 23
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I filled out the MSI form.. now i gotta wait

i sent u pm

do u think that's the issue?
    
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Usually, RMAs with MSI shouldn't take a lot of time. Once my motherboard arrived when I RMA'd it, it stayed there for 3 business days and then it was on its way back to my home. Total time was about 2 weeks.
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Quote:
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what does unbuffered/unregistered mean for memory?
Normal ram. It's faster than buffered/registered ram. However, the data from buffered ram is more reliable, hence why servers use it.
 
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post #18 of 23
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could a screw in the top left that stripped be causing grounding issues? it only fits like 2/3 of the way into the screw hole but that should not be causing the whine right?
    
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post #19 of 23
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ok so after following what MSI told me to do its still making the noise... so they said I can fill out RMA.

however i have no idea how to store my other components (memory, video card)... I don't have any of the packing they came with anymore so how do I store it? Is it okay to just put it in a plastic tote?

also do i have to pay shipping for RMA?
    
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post #20 of 23

Ask for to send you a shipping label. When my one of my XFX 8800GT's died, they told me to ship it in an anti-static bag, like this:

. Even if they don't send you a shipping label, they will pay for return shipping. As for storing your components, leave what you can inside your case, like your power supply, hdd, dvd-burner etc. Store everything else in its original packaging or something.
 
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