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Does anyone with a GTX 1080 have any input on the coil whine? I know my 980Ti cried hard under some load and this was the EVGA SC version
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No more coil whine. It's been eradicated in the 1080s
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Originally Posted by Puunh View Post

No more coil whine. It's been eradicated in the 1080s

Proof ? or are you being sarcastic?
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Wow that's great news. I sold my 980Ti a few weeks ago for $526 and don't regret it at all. I was concerned about the impending price drop but mostly because that thing would squeal so loud it had to go. My 780, both 780Tis, and 980 all squealed, but the 980Ti was the worst.
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I haven't heard any coil whine on my 2 EVGA FE 1080's. And I'm not immune to it, as I was rather annoyed by the coil whine of my EVGA SC 780 Ti's (also reference).

I just performed a brief test using the scenario where I first noticed it on the 780 Ti's; Total War main menu with 500+ FPS (e.g. very high FPS).

Don't just take my word for it though, maybe I got lucky this time, or perhaps coil whine will emerge under different scenario's (which I've yet to experience).
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Originally Posted by keesgelder View Post

I haven't heard any coil whine on my 2 EVGA FE 1080's. And I'm not immune to it, as I was rather annoyed by the coil whine of my EVGA SC 780 Ti's (also reference).

I just performed a brief test using the scenario where I first noticed it on the 780 Ti's; Total War main menu with 500+ FPS (e.g. very high FPS).

Don't just take my word for it though, maybe I got lucky this time, or perhaps coil whine will emerge under different scenario's (which I've yet to experience).

My 1080FE on hybrid cooling has coil whine.
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I'm very sensitive to coil whine and I notice none on my Founders 1080.
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I can't stand coil whine, it kills me, as in it annoys the hell out of me, and I simply can't enjoy any games on it.

I had a couple of old Thermatake PSU that had coil whines, and ended up replacing them with something else.
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My EVGA 1080 FE has very loud coil whine, i use water. Because of this, it goes back to the dealer! And i am sure every FE has coil whine, under water cooling you can hear it very loud, because the coils are the same like the Referenz 980Ti, 980, 780! Nvidia has changed nothing on the VRM, he wants only more money for the "Idiots Editon"!
Edited by Wolferin - 6/5/16 at 12:04am
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My EVGA 1080 FE has very loud coil whine, i use water. Because of this, it goes back to the dealer! And i am sure every FE has coil whine, under water cooling you can hear it very loud, because the coils are the same like the Referenz 980Ti, 980, 780! Nvidia has changed nothing on the VRM, he wants only more money for the "Idiots Editon"!

EVGA seems to have coil whine issues, a lot of 970/980/980tis were getting it last time around.

I remember just reading through STACKS UPON STACKS of coil whine reviews on NewEgg, and people doing replacements, some more than twice to get the card with minimal coil whine.

That's another reason I am staying away from EVGA. Something not right on their quality control, or perhaps they simply don't care...which is odd...since so many people LOVE this company

Some have no coil whine at all, so it's a mixed bag on EVGA when it comes to coil whine it seems.
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