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coilwhine. like on 90% of amd 7000 cards tongue.gif

at least we can play BF3.tongue.gif

here comes BF4. lol
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Hi there,

I also have a 7950 and also does coil whine.
So my question is... Is this coil whine going to affect the card in any way? is it "dangerous"?
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post #13 of 17
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Hi there,

I also have a 7950 and also does coil whine.
So my question is... Is this coil whine going to affect the card in any way? is it "dangerous"?

Not at all, just annoying. You could RMA it, but I personally don't think it's worth the trouble.
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you have to check to make sure where the coil whine is coming from. It could be gpu related or it could be psu related.
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Thanks VanillaCena and mimart7 for your fast replies smile.gif
Well i can only hear it after i take my headphones tongue.gif so i guess it's not a big deal..
Yes 2nd step is to see if it is really from gpu or psu... tongue.gif but i was affraid it could do something bad to hardware...
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Hi there,

I also have a 7950 and also does coil whine.
So my question is... Is this coil whine going to affect the card in any way? is it "dangerous"?

i had a windforce 7950 that had coil whine. it went away after joining this thread . . .

http://www.overclock.net/t/1360884/official-top-30-unigine-valley-benchmark-1-0-fill-the-form

must have ran that bench like 20 times. lol. last i checked i am still at the top 100 for single.redface.gif
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Well i didn't listening to any coil whine, but after my leg hit my case (the wheels from my chair got stuck in the carpet:p) , i think it was from there it started coil whining... but i could be wrong since this card is almost brand new.. (20 days...)
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