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Hey there.

I'm going to order a 570 some time next week, and I was hoping to get rid of the cap squeal that my current 460 has. I know that MSI uses "Military Grade" stuff in most of their non-reference cards, and the site for their reference 570 says:

All Solid Capacitor
- 10 years ultra long lifetime (under full load).
- Lower temperature and higher efficiency.
- Aluminum core without explosion.
Here

Will this prevent cap whine?

Is this different from other companies like EVGA or Asus? And if not, is this still reference? I'm planning on getting an EK full cover block for it soon after, so it would be nice if it fits.
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ahh good post, i am on the same boat.
    
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Do you have yours? If so, does it whine in any way when stressing/folding?
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i heard it stills whine..
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i just rmaed my 6950 cause of cap whine and artfacting ^^ i heard the 570 still whines dont know about the "military class" ones though
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Originally Posted by Infernosaint View Post
Will this prevent cap whine?
Since it's almost never the capacitors whining, no.

99% of the "capacitor whine" stories I've heard actually had the chokes or, more rarely, mosfets, making the noise.
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Since it's almost never the capacitors whining, no.

99% of the "capacitor whine" stories I've heard actually had the chokes or, more rarely, mosfets, making the noise.
Yeah, that's what I thought, and since the reference models don't seem to use "military" stuff, i guess it wont be different.
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Since it's almost never the capacitors whining, no.

99% of the "capacitor whine" stories I've heard actually had the chokes or, more rarely, mosfets, making the noise.
This. Capacitors don't make noise (except when they explode).
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Well, thanks for clearing that up. Now I just have to decide if I should get a 570 or a 580 Hydro copper
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