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i had a horse fly get sucked through the 200mm side fan, since the RPM is low enough he survived.
on one of the systems i built for my brother we had a similar issue where scrolling windows would cause a hum/buzzing, turned out to be the cheapo non-shielded on-board audio and the cheapo non shielded Front HD Audio Wiring. one of those 2 things were picking up interfearance from either the video card or the Mouse USB.
one of my old systems, if I left the MIC/AUX/Line-In inputs on my SBLive breakout box and card un-muted it would pickup the same noise.

^This^
I have also had horrible buzz in the past caused by a poorly made budget PSU that rippled like an ocean wave.

I have not had any encounters of flies in my system although I have had a large house spider set up home between the heat pipes of my Noctua, nasty evil thing it was...One of the many problems with an old house and bench setup tongue.gif
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When are the new GHz 7970's releasing? I find myself in the market for reference cards...

Crap, I just wondered if there would be any differences between the GHz cards and the regular reference ones I bought blocks for? Shouldn't be any hardware changes right?
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When are the new GHz 7970's releasing? I find myself in the market for reference cards...
Crap, I just wondered if there would be any differences between the GHz cards and the regular reference ones I bought blocks for? Shouldn't be any hardware changes right?

just better quality silicon
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I am talking about 3d mark11 overall score, the SB-E will have more CPU points, of course its not bottleneck for games.
I was getting higher 3d mark vantage overall score with i7 970 than i am getting now with i5 3570K, but in games its different, i5 3570K provides much better gameplay.
Its not just fps,its fluidity.

Rubbish. The fact that 3Dmark weights value differently for the 2600K vs SB-E and Ivy does not make 2600K/SB a bottleneck. You said the 2600K was bottlenecking a pair of 7950s, where in fact it is weighting the 2600K less due to cpu architecture.
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Rubbish. The fact that 3Dmark weights value differently for the 2600K vs SB-E and Ivy does not make 2600K/SB a bottleneck. You said the 2600K was bottlenecking a pair of 7950s, where in fact it is weighting the 2600K less due to cpu architecture.
I was TALKING solely about overall score, more CPU points, more overall points. I really cant see what is the problem, for exm. i7 2600k on 5.0 GHz will have 12000 points, i7 3930K on 5.0 GHz will have 16000 points, two HD 7950 have 19000 GPU points with both CPUs, it logical that setup with i7 3930K will have more overall points, because it has 4000 more CPU points.
Here is 3d mark vantage for exm, from one my friend, i will try to find some 3d mark11 scores.
i7 2600k @ 5.5 GHz, two HD 7970 overclocked : http://img840.imageshack.us/img840/627/snaphsot0005.png
i7 3930 @ 5.3 Ghz, two HD 7970 overclocked : http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/3770/62020.png
I am not talking about any bottlenecks to the GPU-s, i am only talking about bottleneck to the OVERALL points, you can see that GPU score is same with i7 2600K and i7 3930K. Hope this resolves this discussion.
And when i talked about fluidity, i was comparing my old i7 970 to IB, not SB to IB.
Edited by sena - 6/14/12 at 12:37pm
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I was TALKING solely about overall score, more CPU points, more overall points. I really cant see what is the problem, for exm. i7 2600k on 5.0 GHz will have 12000 points, i7 3930K on 5.0 GHz will have 16000 points, two HD 7950 have 19000 GPU points with both CPUs, it logical that setup with i7 3930K will have more overall points, because it has 4000 more CPU points.
Here is 3d mark vantage for exm, from one my friend, i will try to find some 3d mark11 scores.
i7 2600k @ 5.5 GHz, two HD 7970 overclocked : http://img840.imageshack.us/img840/627/snaphsot0005.png
i7 3930 @ 5.3 Ghz, two HD 7970 overclocked : http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/3770/62020.png
I am not talking about any bottlenecks to the GPU-s, i am only talking about bottleneck to the OVERALL points, you can see that GPU score is same with i7 2600K and i7 3930K. Hope this resolves this discussion.
And when i talked about fluidity, i was comparing my old i7 970 to IB, not SB to IB.



That's not bottlenecking lol. It's testing each system separately. It's plenty evident to everyone whom has run 3Dmark that it weights physics scores of SB-E and Ivy much higher.
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Hehe, it was just misunderstanding, 2600K is superb CPU.
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Anyone experiencing a buzzing sound when scrolling on webpages with reference it stops when I stop scrolling...? it is stupid loud when running a game from 2001 too... I dont get this at all. Im scared it is a wasp (I had one crawl out from near my GPU and sit on my PSU yesterday when I was trying to see buzzing and it was its wings too) but I pulled it out, and its not.

Buzzing sound when scrolling is common for AMD cards. Had this with almost all my AMD cards. Old games also caused higher frequency sounds too.
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Buzzing sound when scrolling is common for AMD cards. Had this with almost all my AMD cards. Old games also caused higher frequency sounds too.
Same here, some high frequency sound when entering Crysis 1, Warhead, and when Alan Wake is pause.
DOnt have that sound when browsing web pages though.
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Never have noticed this myself...
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