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Severe whining sound on Gtx 570.

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Just got my Phantom 570. But even at stock i can hear a whine during loading screens (different pitches depending on the loading screen, sounds like an orchestra lol). The more i overclock and unlock voltages the card the more i hear it, to the point where it even starts whining while playing games.

Could this be a power draw problem as my 650w TruePowerNew (semi-modular) runs the 8(6+2)+6 pin connectors off a single rail. Or is it a faulty card.

And would something like nail varnish solve the problem?
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Are you able to positively identify if the noise comes from the card or the PSU?

You can try the old 'screwdriver handle to the ear' trick to see if it's coming from the PSU.

In the meanwhile until you get it solved ... using v-sync when running the GPU will most likely fix this issue.
    
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Same thing used to happen to my Gtx 460, thought it was just bad luck with cards lol. Did some reading up online and opened up my case last night, i think it's definatly the PSU.

No biggie - i'll just run my card at stock and run v-sync whenever i can. Can upgrade to 850w once i sell my 460 and some ram.

Thanks for the help. +rep.
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