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This is a strange question but can a video card that is being water cooled buzz?
Iv only been hearing it recently and it only happens when i play games at idle there isn't any sound.
post #2 of 8
Coil whine.
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Isn't coil whine just from fans being a bit rubbish and spinning too fast?
Edited by Mr Chemical - 8/5/13 at 12:37pm
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My 7950 does it too.
    
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does your 7950 have a waterblock on it or is it air cooled?
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does your 7950 have a waterblock on it or is it air cooled?

Waterblock. A Koolance AR797.
    
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Is it something i should be worried about , why would a card buzz like that?
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The whining is normal, and there's nothing you can do about it besides request a RMA / exchange for it. You may end up getting a card that is worse, or may end up getting one that's silent. Either way, your card would be fine.
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