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It squeaks during benching or playing games, any idea why? like a whine or something.
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Its the coil whine, some high end gpus have it. And no you cant get rid of it sadly. There was a video about it from timetolivecustoms ill go find it
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Cap whine.

Some cards do this underload, some don't. Power supplies also do this too. It doesn't affect performance though

It's luck of the draw to get one that doesn't
    
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coil whine on his cap or transistors i forgot which
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oh ok, so its ok, not gonna blow up. I know this is off thread, but why do my speakers like crackle or something? something with frequency or? its very annoying.
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Isn't there a way to fix this with some clear nail polish? I have the same thing in a 4870x2 but never tried fixing it.
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It happens, it's actually somewhat common. You can try changing the voltage to change the frequency.
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Originally Posted by thrgk View Post
oh ok, so its ok, not gonna blow up. I know this is off thread, but why do my speakers like crackle or something? something with frequency or? its very annoying.
Update/change drivers or get a dedicated sound card.

Could be EMI interference.
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