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8800GTX Whistle whilst folding

post #1 of 15
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Hey, When i fold on my 8800GTX, it gives off a very annoying high-pitched noise. It doesn't do it while gaming or ATI tool stress test.

Just wondered if there's anything that can be done about it (exept stop folding of course)
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post #2 of 15
Ya it doesn't surprise me, I guess that F@H puts even more load than ATI Tool, mine whistled too back then even with ATI Tool lol.
    
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post #3 of 15
that would be the capacitors whining, nothing can be done about it and is completely normal
post #4 of 15
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I sleep right next to my PC, and it's quite hard to nod off with that whistling sound on constantly. I guess i'll just have to put up with it.
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post #5 of 15
That noise is normal. Mine does it too and with high amount of FPS.
    
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post #6 of 15
My squeal was actually my PSU, thought it was my GTX until I ran the PSU outside of the case.
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post #7 of 15
lol activate V sync
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post #8 of 15
Mine does it too, sounds like my old crappy MSI board. Doesn't bother me though, and if it breaks I just have an excuse to buy R700.
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post #9 of 15
Your supposed to whistle while you work, so whats the problem?

Thats nothing, my 8800GT jams my favorite radio station. Serious, I have the radio set to 107.1, and have it about 2 feet from the computer, when I turn on the GPU client it gets very staticy; shut it off, and the radio station comes in crystal clear.
    
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post #10 of 15
As long as it dosen't stop your fine, maybe that will help you sleep better.
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