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The card makes this loud noise when I play games, what should I do.

It only makes the noise in games, I didnt have this problem with my 9800.
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Make sure there isn't something in the fan, or that could be hitting the fan as it spins while playing games.

My exhaust fan cable sometimes gets hung up in my 6600GT, and it makes a pretty nasty noise.
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What kind of noise, high pitched whining noise. I think this happens with all the antec power supplies. I had this issue and i changed my card to a 6800gs . I think changing a power supply would make that issue go away.
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The card produces more heat, and a temperature sensor triggers the fan to spin at a higher rate. Thus making a jet sound
    
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post #5 of 22
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I put my finger on the fan to stop the noise. That didnt do it.

Its some screaching comming from the card itself.

Its not THAT loud, but i can hear it from the other side of the room.
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post #6 of 22
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Originally Posted by grkgus
What kind of noise, high pitched whining noise. I think this happens with all the antec power supplies. I had this issue and i changed my card to a 6800gs . I think changing a power supply would make that issue go away.
o.O thats false, my psu is quiet as can be, saying all antec psu's are loud isnt very true.
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It sounds like a ticking noise, and it only happens with graphics moving on the screen. Even moving windows around the screen makes it tick. A really rapid tick. Its worse with 3d games.
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post #8 of 22
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Originally Posted by metalkobra
o.O thats false, my psu is quiet as can be, saying all antec psu's are loud isnt very true.
Im not saying the psu itself. I have a smart power antec and its silent as could be. But with the agp 7800gs, there is a noise thats comes out of it when combined. Its a very low discreet sounds but like this member, the issue happens when scrolling up and down in websites and such. Its sort of like a very low high pitched grinding noise. For me it went away with a different graphcis card but even with my 6800gs i get a lower sound of the same thing.
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Did the sound come out of the card or the psu?
Mines comming out of the card.
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post #10 of 22
It sounds like its the card but if you go really close to it you will see it comes out of the power supply. The card might make noise too though but i know exaclty what you are talking about.
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