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Hey all...7800GTX is what we are talking about here....has an Accelero cooler on it...

When i open 3D applications of any king...games, ATItool's 3d view...any 3d anything, the card BUZZED (almost like dial up internet or something!!) VERY loudly. It is NOT the fan...disconnected the cord to it and still had the noise.

What could be the problem? Sounds to me like the core is shot or something....no overheating though...55C in nvidia panel when i was hearing this buzzing and decided to turn the comp off....

Also, it lightly buzzes when i drag windows around on the desktop.
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It's a capacitor on the card. It's not really a "problem" but if you can RMA, do it.
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Buzzing caps maybe?
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Hmmm...okay then...very quick replies

Can you tell me...I bought it from someone...does the waranty transfer? Don't have the stock cooler...so i am thinking no way to RMA?
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Or a bee got intergrated on your GFX....So, when you open any 3D program, the bee starts to buzz...because it's getting electrocuted or....it's feeding itself.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FearSC549 View Post
Or a bee got intergrated on your GFX....So, when you open any 3D program, the bee starts to buzz...because it's getting electrocuted or....it's feeding itself.
Lol..

As to RMA it, if you bought it off someone no it doesn't transfer over unless you have Double lifetime warranty +.. And you need stock HSF to rma.. Maybe talk to the original seller?
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post #7 of 8
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Or a bee got intergrated on your GFX....So, when you open any 3D program, the bee starts to buzz...because it's getting electrocuted or....it's feeding itself.

lmao...thanks for the help guys...reps....to you Fear...since i can't rep val..lol
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post #8 of 8
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Lol..

As to RMA it, if you bought it off someone no it doesn't transfer over unless you have Double lifetime warranty +.. And you need stock HSF to rma.. Maybe talk to the original seller?
Yeah, didn't think it did transfer... Yeah i was almost positive about the coolers not being stock...yup, am talking to the seller now. Thanks everyone!
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