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If its coil whine then you cant do anything about it. If its bothers you much, you can always rma
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post #22 of 27
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Aparition View Post

Are you only hearing it through your headphones?
I had something similar at one point, same thing as coil whine, with really high FPS (3000 in STALKER for example in the menu), was like a screaking "weeeeee" sound that would change pitch as I moved my mouse around the menu screen.

Using V-Sync made the whine go away.

Also at that time I was using SLI and one of the cards was bad. Not sure it could be similar problem as you but just letting you know my experience.

no, the headphones are work fine, but thanks for sharing

Quote:
Originally Posted by DaveLT View Post

I was like that when i realized it doesn't seem like coil whine

is it?
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrDucktape View Post

coil whine?

apparently it is, but the pitch is much lower/wider? and this only happens in games, not during GPU or CPU stress testing, what gives?
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post #23 of 27
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I was like that when i realized it doesn't seem like coil whine

why this is so familiar (?

post #24 of 27
If it only happens with your headphones on then it could be a grounding problem.

It could also be the caps on the board screaming like suggested.
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post #25 of 27
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no, it has nothing to do with the headphones as the sound/pitch starts whenever i play a game regardless of the headphones being plugged in/out

is this coil wine dangerous for the system? or can i just leave it be?

edit: also, whats strange about this coil wine, if it is indeed so, is that i only happens during gaming and not stress testing
Edited by omari79 - 4/1/13 at 9:35am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by omari79 View Post

no, it has nothing to do with the headphones as the sound/pitch starts whenever i play a game regardless of the headphones being plugged in/out

is this coil wine dangerous for the system? or can i just leave it be?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coil_noise
Edited by PontiacGTX - 4/1/13 at 9:42am
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your help is much appreciated, REP+ all
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