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post #11 of 24
The noise I was describing, which was attributed to coil vibrations, is different from a capacitor type whine (i.e. old camera flash charging). It's more of a squeal.

I'd be willing to sell anyone a PSU that makes the noise so they can hear it for themselves. Cheap too
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post #12 of 24
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Originally Posted by DaClownie View Post
Capacitor whine you mean?
Capacitors do not whine!

Read the link in my sig if you want to know more about GPU whine

Long story short - whining doesn't mean it's bad or will fail, it's just very annoying.
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post #13 of 24
Turn up your fan, if it gets louder then its your fan, if not then its a capacitor. You can replace those GPU fans with something more quiet and efficient. Just takes a little bit of moding skills
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post #14 of 24
i don't hear my GTX 580 whine,running like a champ here have you overclocked it?
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post #15 of 24
We come so far in silence that now electricity makes too much noise haha.
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We come so far in silence that now electricity makes too much noise haha.
You've obviously never heard overhead power lines hum.
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post #17 of 24
I used to have on old 7800GT that used to buzz/whine when scrolling in a browser.

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post #18 of 24
GPU whine is an attribute often caused by by the input stage of the GPU.. it can be affected by many things.

1. temps affect properties of Coil inductors which are responsible for smoothing spikes and dips in current supply as demands in the core change. A hotter/cooler coil can make more/less noise

2. improper voltage to the input phase: If your PSU only feeds your GPU ~11.68-11.8v .. and not 11.97-12.2v or even higher.. the "loss" of this input voltage makes it very hard for the mosfets to regulate and clip properly. As a result.. the corresponding output voltage to the inductors can fluctuate more drastically.. again, causing this 'whine'.

3. high core speed/ OC : puts demand on the switching rate of the power circuitry.. basically starting to demand more power/current than is available - has similar affects as the above..and can actually contribute or cause both of the above issues as well.. compounding the current demand and 'whine'.

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Is there a way to fix coil hum? I vaguely remember a DIY to fix noisy coils.
    
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