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Is there a way to fix it?
I have called evga 100's of times once I received this new board and they thought it was my PSU but since have offered to do an advanced RMA. There was this guy on the site that used these copper heatsinks (if I find the link I will post) and put it on those black boxes near the CPU with the R50 on them.
Mine over time has gotten quieter and because I was told by the evga rep it wouldn't harm my board I kept the one I have...
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Its really annoying... Do you think it might go away with say a xfx mobo ?
    
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I have called evga 100's of times once I received this new board and they thought it was my PSU but since have offered to do an advanced RMA. There was this guy on the site that used these copper heatsinks (if I find the link I will post) and put it on those black boxes near the CPU with the R50 on them.
Mine over time has gotten quieter and because I was told by the evga rep it wouldn't harm my board I kept the one I have...
Those black boxes are the inductor coils. Putting a heavy mass on them, like copper heat sinks, will probably shut them up. Good idea.
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place a few drops of loctite on the inductor cores
what is loctite? is that something i can pick up at home depot?? like thread lock or something??

I have the same problem when my CPU is oc'ed to over 3.7 ghz...
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Its really annoying... Do you think it might go away with say a xfx mobo ?
Not sure...does it get louder when you pump more volts into it? For me it was only when I ran Orthos and my CPU was at full load. Like I said, mine is almost gone but I can still hear a faint noise. I would call XFX and ask them if they heard of this issue and what they are offering for support.
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Those black boxes are the inductor coils. Putting a heavy mass on them, like copper heat sinks, will probably shut them up. Good idea.

Yeah they looked cool too. I wish I ordered them. He sent me the link and they were like 50 cents a each. Hop I can find it...
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what is loctite? is that something i can pick up at home depot?? like thread lock or something??

I have the same problem when my CPU is oc'ed to over 3.7 ghz...
Loctite is a glue you get at auto/hardware stores. It only works if you can see the coils. The coils being discussed here are covered by black covers. So, you don't have that option.
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Not sure...does it get louder when you pump more volts into it? For me it was only when I ran Orthos and my CPU was at full load. Like I said, mine is almost gone but I can still hear a faint noise. I would call XFX and ask them if they heard of this issue and what they are offering for support.
I have not Increased my Voltages yet... I will probably try it later though. Anyways ill probably give XFX a call tomorrow and see if they have had this problem.
    
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http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...cture=Swiftech

Here is the links for the HS and here is a pic...oops I was wrong about the price but still cheap
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So placing heat sinks on them, Reduces the sound?
    
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