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Nope no other problems apart superbly annoying squeeling at any 3D load, damn with my card it can be heard even over the gpu fan while gaming so that tells a bit how loud coil whine actually is here. Really sucks that this card has such problem as this seems to be overcloking really well and runs decently cool too considering its ref cooled card frown.gif I bet when i get this replaced card i get in return wont overclock even close this well, but cant live with this noise either so dont have much choices mad.gif

Break the card in before you return it or other. Set it up to loop heaven at stock clocks for a good few hours. Sometimes the coil whine subsides after a good break-in.
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I just put in my MSI Twin Frozr 7950 to replace my MSI Hawk 460 SLI.

The 7950 at idle as at the same temperature as my 460 that was closest to the CPU (~42 degrees Celsius), approximately 17 degrees above ambient temp). Before throwing in the 7950, I cleaned my case fans and threw in a spare chassis fan where the hard driver tower is/was.

I was expecting it to idle around what the 2nd Hawk was (~31-32 degrees Celsius).
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I just put in my MSI Twin Frozr 7950 to replace my MSI Hawk 460 SLI.
The 7950 at idle as at the same temperature as my 460 that was closest to the CPU (~42 degrees Celsius), approximately 17 degrees above ambient temp). Before throwing in the 7950, I cleaned my case fans and threw in a spare chassis fan where the hard driver tower is/was.
I was expecting it to idle around what the 2nd Hawk was (~31-32 degrees Celsius).

The only thing I don't get about MSIs coolers is they always forget to put the cooling plate on one vrm.
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Break the card in before you return it or other. Set it up to loop heaven at stock clocks for a good few hours. Sometimes the coil whine subsides after a good break-in.
Well leaved unigine with max settings to run for bit over 2 hours and didint seem to make any difference, still squeeling like pig. Thanks for suggestion anyway.

Also now its certain that its definately not due the psu, taked the card with me to friends house earlier today and tested it at hes system with Corsair HX850 and made exatly same noise.
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Well leaved unigine with max settings to run for bit over 2 hours and didint seem to make any difference, still squeeling like pig. Thanks for suggestion anyway.

I've read of other users running it longer, as much as overnight to awaken to no more squeal. I'm not a fan of running an overnight loop, but if yer going to return the card anyways...?
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YAYA my Newegg RMA for my 7950 shipped today. I noticed that they changed my order total tho. I paid $330.00 for the card & it came with 3 FREE games as a gift. but in the new Total they took off -100 for the Free Gift games & made my new receipt $230.00

 

So now If I decide to return the card for any reason I will only get $230.00 instead of $330.00 I thought the game were a gift. oh well.

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I've read of other users running it longer, as much as overnight to awaken to no more squeal. I'm not a fan of running an overnight loop, but if yer going to return the card anyways...?
Well might as well give it a ago but not very hopefull that it would make any difference, most likely should of made some small difference allready in that few hour run it its going to help something.

Quite funny that there is big marketing stamp on cards box that claims it has ferrite chokes and all solid capacitors, those should prevent any sort of coil whine if that would really be the case LOL. This is really by far worst coil whine ive had at any gfx card in last 10 years.
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Well might as well give it a ago but not very hopefull that it would make any difference, most likely should of made some difference allready in that few hour run it its going to help something.
Quite funny that there is big marketing stamp on cards box that claims it has solid chokes, those should prevent any sort of coil whine if that really the case LOL. This is really by far worst coil whine ive had at any gfx card in last 10 years.

 

my 7950s coil whine was pretty low but the coil whine in my XFX 4890 was insane.

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So now If I decide to return the card for any reason I will only get $230.00 instead of $330.00 I thought the game were a gift. oh well.

I would buy a second 7950 if newegg would hold the 3 games and just sell me the card for $230. biggrin.gif
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I got good news and bad news

Good news is the ASUS DCU2 1000 edition that came back from RMA is perfect in every way, very fast, very stable, and it runs properly on all the games, and 3Dmark benches, no more crash, no more VRAM lines or hanging

still waiting for the 2nd ASUS DCU2 1000 to come back

the 2 MSI lightning i ordered got cancelled due back order, they don't know when it'll be re-stocked again frown.gif
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