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i am almost positive that this is not a power supply issue for me or him. We both have the same problems with ticking noises & hard locks on 2 different GPU's I just got done talking to a friend of mine who just had 2 sapphire cards die on him recently.

Ninja edit: I know what Coil Whine is what I was hearing on my 6950 was not coil whine. It was a very Faint tick tick tick noise.
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post #22 of 24
Stop blaming Sapphire if you are talking about reference cards.
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post #23 of 24
RMA it if you still have warranty.

Apart from that, nothin you can do.
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Well, I just tried running the 8-pin and the 6-pin connections on different rails and the noise didn't change. Anaway, I was having some issues contacting Newegg so I will go do something with Sapphire.
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