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Aria.co.uk biggrin.gif They said it was tested as faulty and were aware of what I meant by buzzing/coil whine noises.
The card was working fine though, and I was actually a bit sad to return it since it was doing 1300mhz on the core, but I just couldn't take the noise (I even wear a headset and I can still hear it when it's under load).

Damn, that's the worst case of coil whine I've ever heard of.
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Shhh! I need to justify this tongue.gif

Just tell your woman that they complete you.
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Just tell your woman that they complete you.

That will not end well.
     
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Who are you RMA'ing them with if they'll accept "buzzing" as an RMA-able fault eh-smiley.gif ??

Aria.co.uk biggrin.gif They said it was tested as faulty and were aware of what I meant by buzzing/coil whine noises.

The card was working fine though, and I was actually a bit sad to return it since it was doing 1300mhz on the core, but I just couldn't take the noise (I even wear a headset and I can still hear it when it's under load).

I've always had good service from aria too wink.gif I've never had coil whine that I could hear with cans on though, and the whine that was pretty apparent when I first installed these 7970s has pretty much disappeared now.
Maybe you need to give your '4th' card a little time to break in. Actually use it, play some games, and see if it gets better over time (You can always call in that warranty later biggrin.gif)
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I could trade you a 7950 + $400 + $50 Newegg card for them tongue.gif Although, I really should stick to two 7950s to be the first one with liquid 7950s from EK.

Thanks, I will consider. I dont NEED to sell them but, the May due date is coming up fast and I have lots on the 2do list.
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Just tell your woman that they complete you.

I made it clear before marriage that this hobby dosnt get questioned lol.
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Thanks, I will consider. I dont NEED to sell them but, the May due date is coming up fast and I have lots on the 2do list.
I made it clear before marriage that this hobby dosnt get questioned lol.

Your avatar pic is so totally is in line with that line. LOL.
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Your avatar pic is so totally is in line with that line. LOL.

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I've always had good service from aria too wink.gif I've never had coil whine that I could hear with cans on though, and the whine that was pretty apparent when I first installed these 7970s has pretty much disappeared now.
Maybe you need to give your '4th' card a little time to break in. Actually use it, play some games, and see if it gets better over time (You can always call in that warranty later biggrin.gif)

Yeah, it's my first time with Aria since they were the only shop who had the Windforce in-stock and it took them just 4 days to send out a replacement to me. That's pretty good service from their side, now I just hope I win a bit on the "silicon lottery" with AMD.
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i had coil whine at start and now a month later i hear nothing anymore
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I know this was a few pages back...but is it even possible for a card to artifact during POST? I was under the impression that POST was just the motherboard doing its thing and that the peripherals and cards didn't even do anything until after that was done.
 
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Hello I'm new here and first post

I sign this forum because this thread smile.gif nice to meet you all!

So get to the bussiness, I got reference HIS 7970 and overclocked it to Core 1200/1168mv Mem 1850/1656mv. VRM temp is around 80+ in heavy stress test, I used MSI KOMBUSTER to run the card stability test and some gaming.

I have many questions please

1. Did VRM can handle 100 celcius? its seems dangerous and housefire lol mine is 80+ in some heavy test and gaming, its even reach 90 sometimes. I need really answer for this please. I feel hesitate and worry about VRM temperature so much.
2. I'm still not sure about my GPU ASIC quality, its read 83.2% quality and my default voltage in MSI afterburner 2.2 beta 14 reading 1050mv so I set "Graphics processor type" to 1050mv, its correct?
3. Its safe to kick in Power control settings +20%? seems like its draw more power from TDP, its will damage my card? its will destroy my VRM?

Thanks in advance smile.gif
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