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MSI N570GTX TFIII/OC PE High pitched noise..

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My card gives a very very high pitched noise when I OC the clock speed to 950MHz, and the noise will actually stop if I lower the OC... The voltage is the same, and so is the fan speed.

What is making this noise???
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Capacitor/choke/coil whine. It's pretty common and nothing really to be worried about. On my cards I've found that it gets higher pitched and frequency and less noticeable the higher you OC, so there's just more reason to OC some more. Although I don't think you have much more you could go if you're already at 950Mhz, that's a pretty good OC. Is it stable there? At what voltage?
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