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post #11 of 18
my asus 460 makes this annoying noise!! it worried me terribly at first, buit now i know what it is. Is it rma'able? my cards only a month old
post #12 of 18
Some companies will let you RMA for coil whine, others dont. But you run the risk of getting another card that squeals even louder.
post #13 of 18
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Dont worry about it man, if it annoys you that much you can rip the cooler off and use some nail varnish on the coils.
Chit, I just got the block installed 30 mins ago, NOT taking it back off lol. It's so faint, no worries about annoyances, thanks for the replies guys, + rep.
    
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Some companies will let you RMA for coil whine, others dont. But you run the risk of getting another card that squeals even louder.
when i here it squealing loud, is that a sign of i need to clock it back down or give the card a rest? or does it just squeal when it likes?
post #15 of 18
The squeal is normal. Its when the coils are vibrating really fast.
post #16 of 18
Does nail remover actually work ? Otherwise i might just add some hot glue ...
Going to clean it tomorrow and add some new paste, and maybe remove the fans and strip 2 120mm's on there.
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Dont think remover works but varnish does.
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Oh right, i misunderstood ...
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