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But your cpu is stock. I wouldn't try to overclock that CPU or GPU on that PSU
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It could just be the card, Some are loud. My 6990 has alittle bit of that sound when running benchmarks, But not in games.
my cpu is overclocked to 4ghz, so that's not enough?
6990 is currently at stock default.
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post #1402 of 4103
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You're pretty pro at double posting

CPU isn't OC'd. The 6990 is OC'd to 940Mhz currently, running at 100%, no issues.
Im not double posting just answering different questions

That must be a good little PSU
post #1403 of 4103
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my cpu is overclocked to 4ghz, so that's not enough?
6990 is currently at stock default.
That's not what I meant Your 6990 just has loud capacitors. You could see if they will rma it for a new one if its really loud
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Ok, I am going to overclock my 6990 before I try to get a replacement. Which msi afterburner is recommended? 2.1.0 or beta one beta 2.2.0?
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post #1405 of 4103
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my cpu is overclocked to 4ghz, so that's not enough?
6990 is currently at stock default.
Your OC is fine. I just noticed that the noise went almost completely away when I installed a AX-1200 PSU. I added a 6970 also at the same time. both on waterblocks, but it's now quieter then with a single 6990 and 750watt PC Power & Cooling PSU. It could have been my PSU making the noise, but I'm not 100% sure.

One thing I don't like doing is running my PSU at the upper limit. The voltage load will make all types of noises from the PSU and video cards when benching or gaming. Most say its overkill, but I like running my systems at 50%-70% of my PSU wattage, not 90%+ of its rating.
     
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Ok, I am going to overclock my 6990 before I try to get a replacement. Which msi afterburner is recommended? 2.1.0 or beta one beta 2.2.0?
Go for 2.2.0 beta 2 - http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=341585
post #1407 of 4103
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Ok, I am going to overclock my 6990 before I try to get a replacement. Which msi afterburner is recommended? 2.1.0 or beta one beta 2.2.0?
I used the beta 2.2.0. Try running OC it first before moving the voltage up to keep heat down if you're running air coling. So far on water, I gotten mine up to 1030/1450 @ 1.195
     
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Your OC is fine. I just noticed that the noise went almost completely away when I installed a AX-1200 PSU. I added a 6970 also at the same time. both on waterblocks, but it's now quieter then with a single 6990 and 750watt PC Power & Cooling PSU. It could have been my PSU making the noise, but I'm not 100% sure.

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My computer is currently completed naked, so those buzzing is very noticeable lol.
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Hey man, who is gonna be big enough (old enough/mature enough) to set the standard? I agree in so much as there is a non-practical tier of cooling being used.
You are the voice of reason. You are right.

I remember 1 month ago when everyone was calling me a ''troll'' ''fanboy'' etc, because I was posting that 6990+6970 Tri-Fire was able to take 580 SLI... Then HardOCP review came along, confirming that what i was saying all along since the first day the 6990 came out was true, and that I was totally right.

And now we know a Tri-Fire 6990+6970 set-up can even take 580 Tri-SLI head-on!!!! And for 500$ less, 200W less. HardOCP just confirmed those facts with their latest reviews.

So who's the troll now? They know who they are.

So back to our regular programming.
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I used the beta 2.2.0. Try running OC it first before moving the voltage up to keep heat down if you're running air coling. So far on water, I gotten mine up to 1030/1450 @ 1.195
So what's safe to run with air? 950/1300?
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