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Originally Posted by lunarpoc View Post
So, if I RMA it, theres a chance that I could get one without the whine? Are there actually some HIS 6950 that dont whine? It gets really annoying becaue I wanted a quiet PC
Yes. Yes. And it's understandable, BUT; if you use the card hard enough and long enough it WILL start to whine with age. It's just a fact of life.

My 470 started whining two weeks ago after having it almost a year folding on and off during that time. It's just a fact of life with high-end video cards. Consider sound dampening foam inside your computer as well to reduce the amount of noise you hear.
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How much is it whining? It should only whine under VERY HIGH stress. Most of the cards I've owned only whined when doing Folding@Home, or during loading screens of games when I would get 9999 FPS. As explained turning on Vsync almost always stops that issue.
If it's whining during normal gameplay then I would rma it, otherwise it's not that bad of a noise problem.
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The intro of the Sims starts the whine except in actual gameplay it stop. Might as well live with it... Does it cost to RMA?
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post #24 of 38
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The intro of the Sims starts the whine except in actual gameplay it stop. Might as well live with it... Does it cost to RMA?
You have to pay for shipping and packing and you may or may not have a graphics card for a week or two.
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post #25 of 38
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Few?? I would say Most cards and i strongly stand by that.
True.

It's quite normal on the 6950s -_-
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My GTX260 did it. Bro's 460 1GB does it and my 560Ti does it.

Hell, if I REALLY push my processor hard on my board, I can even make the coils on it squeal as well.
 
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post #27 of 38
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Okay, that makes more sense.

You never said that though. Sounded like you were simply going to change the cooler and voila the coils are quiet.
lol, I wish
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lol, I wish
Don't we all. Coil whine is something we all must deal with unless we mod them.
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My GTX260 did it. Bro's 460 1GB does it and my 560Ti does it.

Hell, if I REALLY push my processor hard on my board, I can even make the coils on it squeal as well.
CPU coils? No, you're not making your CPU make a coil whine, it's ur PSU
    
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Its not the GPU. Last i checked HD 69XX dont have coils. They are digital.
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