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nvidiagtx needs to reread the ToS. Just mentioning the word rep, especially in the sentence/manner that BradleyW used will not get him an infraction.

Begging for rep, or stating in a thread "rep+ for help" is infraction worthy.
    
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Are you positive the whine isn't coming from the power supply; not that it will make a difference either, but I'm just curious how you pinpointed it to the card. You take the PSU out and listen to who's talking to you? :Joke:
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i put my ear right next to the GPU and the Power Supply. the PSU is not telling me anything. The GPU is Talking a lot to me. It likes me?
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post #14 of 20
Its the ferrite chokes on your card. New cards need more and more power which causes these chokes to vibrate under load making that annoying ass sound we all hate. Solid state chokes eliminate that by having the wire/coil inside of the choke and not on the outside. Take a look at your card, you'll probably find that yours has the wire wrapped on the outside.
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post #15 of 20
My 8800gt creates unbearable squeals while playing certain games.

I also noticed that the higher you overclock the core, the higher the squeal.
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post #16 of 20
my old XF 680i made more beeps and whistles than R2-D2. its just capacitor whine as everyone has said.
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post #17 of 20
lol whining coils, tis normal
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post #18 of 20
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sounds really commen wth PC Parts then.
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post #19 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by nVidiaGTX View Post
Dont say you will give +rep or you might receive an infraction/warning if a admin sees this post its against the tos.
I do it all the time. I always end up needing urgent help with something broken in my system haha. The admins care more about people asking for rep then offering it.

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sounds really commen wth PC Parts then.
It is. No worries m8
post #20 of 20
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yeah your right d3v, the other guy is wrong. hahaha!!!
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