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My card is an Asus GTX 460 1gb DirectCU 'voltage tweaked edition'
Stock settings: 1.087v, 675mhz, 3600 memory.

Some things to note:
-my temps on this card regardless of what OC I have on it never go above 60c
-when using MSI kombustor there is a very high pitched buzzing noise coming from my card when the large spinning MSI symbol is on-screen. I toggle it off and the noise goes away. Toggle it back on bad the buzzing comes back. Is this normal?

OC's I have tried:
830mhz, 3800 memory: stable
850mhz, 3800 memory: seems stable, but i had BC2 once give a few loud clicking noises (out of my speakers) and then the game closed out. No warnings, no errors.
1.1v, 900mhz, 4000 memory, display drivers crashed after a few minutes of MSI kombustor opengl3 stress testing.

So my question is, am I just out of luck and have a low quality card, or can we deduce from the fact that my temps are fine it is not the card but something else? Thanks in advanced.
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post #2 of 6
Well the temps seem normal, it's a very cool card.

However you shouldn't be getting noises, the high pitches noise probably is squealing capacitors which occur on some cards.
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Strange, might sound strange doing this but have the card overclocked and set the fan speed at a super low fan speed in MSI afterburner, then run a stress test and watch the fan speed jump up. With the fan set at a super low fan speed does it go past 60? In most cases it would but if not then maybe a driver error or a temp sensor went back. I do not know if videocard have temp sensors but i guess it would. If it doesnt go past 60 i would try a RMA or if you have the balls then flash the card to a more updated version of the same videocard.RMA would be suggested incase you brick the card.

Does the buzzing come from the speakers? Or from the video card itself. If from the videocard itself, then the buzzing is usually resulted from bad caps. RMA the card.

If the buzzing is coming from the speakers, Then the speakers are most likey bad quality and dont do well against electrical interference.

The crashing of the game can be from anything, not always video card related. Try other stress test to see if you hear the buzzing. while gaming do you hear the buzzing?
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Those volts are crazy, my cards only require 1.050v for 860MHz

Your chip must just be terribly binned
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The 1.087v is what the card came shipped as. Hence 'voltage tweaked'.

I do not believe there is anything wrong with my temp sensor, MSI afterburner and speedfan both report the same temps, and adjusting my fan settings in MSI afterburner does show a change in temps under load. (1500 RPM under load: 60c, 2000 RPM under load: 52c)

The high pitched busing noise is coming from the card itself and it happens whenever I am at a high GPU usage. Game or stress test it happens. The noise is not loud by any means, but it is noticeable over the sound of my fans.

As for the RMA, I have an in-store instant product replacement plan from the local store I bought it at, but I doubt they will take "I think its broken because it sucks at overclocking" as an excuse.
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Well found out the buzzing noise is in fact a squealing cap. It is common.

So I guess I just have a low binned card. Sad day

I did get it to pass 20 minutes of kombustor with 1.1v 875mhz and 2000 memory. But 900mhz is out of the question.

Now to find an excuse to use that instant product replacement plan I bought on the card and maybe get a better binned card.
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