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post #1 of 8
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so i just got my new msi 280x twin frozr. i took me ages to get it in because i had a bunch of cables in the way (too short to fit round the back of the case).
Anyway i booted up hitman absolution on ultra for some benchmarking and the card is really loud, it makes a fast clicking sound and as i move the mouse around changing the view the pitch changes.

*** is this? please tell me there is a solution.
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post #2 of 8
if you can return the card for a asus r9 280x dcii top. quietestxand best reviewed r9 280x

http://www.tomshardware.de/amd-radeon-r9-280x-roundup-test,testberichte-241401-6.html
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Is it the fans or the GPU itself making noise?
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post #4 of 8
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I assume the gpu since it changes with the game and is silent when idle
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post #5 of 8
You might have coil whine. Try overclocking it and/or running the Valley benchmark program for a few hours. If it is coilwhine, then you won't have it anymore.
post #6 of 8
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Pdt3CV_DVo&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Recorded it, (playing it back on my android tablet i needed volume on full to get half the real volume)
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post #7 of 8
Yeah, that is coil whine. Return card and hope the second one doesn't have it.
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tobiman View Post

Yeah, that is coil whine. Return card and hope the second one doesn't have it.

Yeah. If Overclocking and Running Valley Bench doesn't work, then return it.
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