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Just post it to Youtube, that'd be best thumb.gif

You should try adjusting the fan speed using Precision (evga oc'ing program), up and down, manually, with the slider, when you're hearing the sound. If increasing/decreasing the fan speed doesn't change the frequency of the clicks, then it's highly unlikely that it's the fan, but rather, a different component of the card (assuming you're POSITIVE it's the graphics card).
    
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That's good thinking there! Use MSI afterburner or something to speed the fan up like he says. Wish I had thought of that.
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Thanks for the idea. However, I think the fan of my GPU is locked within the bios as it never goes beyond 54% even while using furmark. EVGA Precision can change the fan speed even if it's locked in bios?
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Thanks for the idea. However, I think the fan of my GPU is locked within the bios as it never goes beyond 54% even while using furmark. EVGA Precision can change the fan speed even if it's locked in bios?

It's not locked. It's just set to auto. You should be able to raise it to 100% with Precision of Afterburner.
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I tried changing the fan speed with precision, but the fan speed doesn't change. I typed 100%, but it's still detected as 30% by msi afterburner and I can't hear any different sound from the PC.
P.S : Never mind that, it actually looks like the higher the fan speed is, the less the clicking noise is! At 100% I couldn't hear any clicking.
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post #27 of 57
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I tried changing the fan speed with precision, but the fan speed doesn't change. I typed 100%, but it's still detected as 30% by msi afterburner and I can't hear any different sound from the PC.
P.S : Never mind that, it actually looks like the higher the fan speed is, the less the clicking noise is! At 100% I couldn't hear any clicking.

So that means it has something to do with the fan.
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post #28 of 57
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I may be mistaken, as the 100% sound is really loud that maybe it covered the clicking noise. However, I think that when I increased the fan speed to 45%, the clicking was sorta more frequent if I get the definition of frequent correctly.
So, this means that the fan is bad, or it could be some dust?
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post #29 of 57
sounds like as most people have said you have problems with your fan.. maybe the bearings. so the higher your fan speed the more frequent the clicking from my understanding from what you are saying. this would be true if the fan is faulty as you increase the RPM of the FAN the clciking noise will be come more frequent. best bet is to RMA the card IMO.

It is quite possible that running the fan at 100% the noise will muffle the clicking.
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So, this isn't a dust problem as suggested by the shop owner?
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