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Has this RMA gone wrong like I thought it would?

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Ok I submitted my powercolor 6950 for RMA almost a month ago due to an annoying fan sound, they said they would probably ship me a refurbished card which I was not too thrilled about since my card was only 2 months old which I got it back this wed. All was fine until I came back home today and the there was some loud whining sound coming from my pc, I wasnt sure it was the card but I am 99% sure because my other components were fine all this time. In a panic at the sound I restarted and now the sound is gone. Do you think I should be concerned about this card? should I request a new one?
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post #2 of 7
bah..stick an aftermarket sink on it
or pull the plastic cover off and zip-tie some fans to the stock sink
Edited by Schmuckley - 2/19/12 at 10:11pm
 
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I heard the sound again after I restarted, being concerned I wanted to pinpoint where the sound was coming from. As soon as I popped of the side panel, the sound was gone. Could this be the card still? or did I put the case lid on too tight or something?
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post #4 of 7
I would go for it. Or W/C it. But I would still send it back in even if i was going to W/C it. For me everything has to work, you have my money in return, I have your balls.
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Keep the lid off and keep trying to figure out the location of the sound by doing what you did before.. Find that out first.
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When you start it is it just spinning up real fast before the drivers kick in ?
    
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When you start it is it just spinning up real fast before the drivers kick in ?

This sometimes happens yes
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