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post #181 of 208
A couple of anecdotal stories about coil whine in retail cards isn't exactly the same thing as indicting every card of having the issue like all of the reviewer samples did (and like the OP was trying to claim). For the most part it seems that retail units are much better in this regard than the samples were and, as I said, no video card series ever released has not had bad units...
post #182 of 208
Most cards will produce audible noise under exerted stress but under general load the whine being heard by some Nano users is fairly bad. Is it a fault? There is no real answer to this. Yes the use of cheap or bad shielding on chokes is a culprit but it's dependent on other components also. None of my Maxwell cards have whined. Some e-tailers in the UK agree that if the noise is loud enough to cause distraction then yes it warrants an RMA.
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I've had minor coil whine on my GTX 770 before. The noise died down to being inaudible after a while.
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If you have coil whine,set the cards rendering or folding overnight. There is a solid chance that the whine will not be there in the morning.
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If you have coil whine,set the cards rendering or folding overnight. There is a solid chance that the whine will not be there in the morning.

Can anyone confirm that actually works? I've always been curious :-)
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If you have coil whine,set the cards rendering or folding overnight. There is a solid chance that the whine will not be there in the morning.

Can anyone confirm that actually works? I've always been curious :-)

Its worked on at least 6 cards for me if memory serves.
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Its worked on at least 6 cards for me if memory serves.
The credits screen in Unigine Heaven is a nice one to let run overnight as well.
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Its worked on at least 6 cards for me if memory serves.
The credits screen in Unigine Heaven is a nice one to let run overnight as well.

Really? Cool,does it load the card right up then?
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Just load the application, then choose to exit; the credits screen will show up and you'll get some nice 4k FPS blastage.
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If you have coil whine,set the cards rendering or folding overnight. There is a solid chance that the whine will not be there in the morning.

Any idea what this actually does? Is it just wearing something in?

I imagine if you just manually set the fans to a really high speed and leave them there you could get the same result without loading the card at all.
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