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post #11 of 20
Faced with those results, I'd RMA the card too.
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post #12 of 20
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I guess so Thanks guys
post #13 of 20
My 460's doing it as I move my mouse cursor around the screen... doesn't bother me one bit.

If the card runs fine, just either learn to deal with it, or get a different card. Don't know what else to tell you.
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I am perfectly fine with the sound.

What I am worried about is whether that sound is a warning about the gpu.
post #15 of 20
I've never had this happen myself, not saying it's impossible, but... it's definitely not normal imo. If a coil whines it should be in-game, not while web browsing or anything like that.

I'd request an RMA.

Then again, I'm the kind of guy that if I do get a card that whines, I request an RMA, that noise is freaking annoying. ><

It doesn't mean the card is damaged / will degrade, it's not a performance issue, just an annoying noise issue
    
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post #16 of 20
Cant hurt to try and RMA it, unless you're planing on playing BF3 this tuesday

My GTX 570 had some whine only when I started up crysis, I dunno why.
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post #17 of 20
its normal, and it does not effect the card at all. Just put on some headphones while gaming
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post #18 of 20
Yea i get that with one of my cards, its a common problem with 4xx cards, unless the sound is absolutely irritating its not going to affect anything. I can't hear it over the sound of my CRT anyway but when i play at friends lans on lcds it only whines on certain load screens and always seems to sound like gas being released in 3d apps
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post #19 of 20
My GTX 460 Hawk started doing this too. But this only happens when I start GTA IV (before the Rockstar logos). It then whines right before the loading screens at the start of gameplay.

Will MSI do anything about it?
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post #20 of 20
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Changed my psu from the pc powercooling unit to the seasonic. No more whine.
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