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post #9071 of 16282
Today I'll be getting my new PSU from PC Power and Cooling MkIII 750W that's going to be paired up with my white R4. Should be fun getting this up and running. Love the look of it to! It's an awesome case and well built!
Edited by wickedout - 8/29/13 at 1:27pm
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I don't know where that came from lol.
My temporary GPU makes a hum, if I stop the fan with my finger I can't hear it anymore. It sounds like a HDD only MUCH loader, I'd always thought the noise was comming from my HDD until I uplugged it and the noise was still there.
I'd read that would happen when the fan bearing goes dry, considering it's a 3 year old OEM card from a Dell computer it's highly likely. I can't access the fan without drilling though and I'm too lazy / clumsy to attempt that so I'll leave it for now. I do have another backup GPU but it wouldn't run BF3 anywhere above 20fps on average at 720p with everything set to low when this GTS240 does double that at 1080p.

Only time I've ever heard coil whine was when running PassMark 7 with my old mutant 560 Ti (there's a part of that benchmark where you get these balls jumping about and fps was above 3000 or something crazy like that), I doubt his 7970 would suffer from it 24/7.

@VIPstudio, maybe you could stop the fans with your fingers and see if that's it ?

Why should i stop my fans? i don't have any problems.
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Why should i stop my fans? i don't have any problems.

couldn't remember who I was supposed to be talking to and instead of typing "@that bloke with the GPU humming" I took a guess. I probably guessed wrong, sorry about that biggrin.gif
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No problem biggrin.gif
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It was 'Villian' who was having the noise issue. From what I've read 7970 is one of the worst for whine. Which is why I suggested that as a possibly. Though I guess it depends on which card it is specifically. Stopping the fan for a brief moment may help eliminate or confirm that as the problem though.
post #9076 of 16282
I think my NH-D14 is killing the rear case fan.. The fan got really hot and started to tick.
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I think my NH-D14 is killing the rear case fan.. The fan got really hot and started to tick.

Take that brick out of the case and put some water inside man. biggrin.gif
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Take that brick out of the case and put some water inside man. biggrin.gif
I run a closed loop, and to be honest I worry every day when is it going to leak and fry my whole system. If I had a NH-D14 I probably would run that instead, as it has no potential of destroying your entire machine. I think this is why air cooling will always remain popular. Not to mention the D14 alone stands up to some of the best closed liquid loops.
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I run a closed loop, and to be honest I worry every day when is it going to leak and fry my whole system. If I had a NH-D14 I probably would run that instead, as it has no potential of destroying your entire machine. I think this is why air cooling will always remain popular. Not to mention the D14 alone stands up to some of the best closed liquid loops.

But temps are 12 lower then NH-D14 and corsair will pay all damage that leaking do.
But, why would it leak if it's not leaking the first day of testing outside of the case?
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But temps are 12 lower then NH-D14 and corsair will pay all damage that leaking do.
But, why would it leak if it's not leaking the first day of testing outside of the case?
Corsairs warranty policy I heard changed, they only cover 50% of the cost of damaged hardware. I personally don't use a Corsair loop, I run the AMD FX liquid loop as AMD was generous enough to send me one for free. If I had to buy one I probably would go Corsair for at least some leak insurance. I'm not against liquid cooling at all, I love my FX loop it keeps my chip below 50C. And it makes the machine look that much cooler. It's just you have to live with that thought in your head "is it going to leaked today?". Every time I hear dripping water I gotta tear the side panel off my case.

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