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Capacitor squeal?

That seems a bit odd.
    
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Yep, just finished messing around, managed to get it all to work after getting rid of the driver, and all the old ATI ones, and installing the latest from nVidia's website. SLI seems to be working like a charm, except that the cards seem to make a high pitched squeal when running some things.. noticeable at ~40% fan speed, but unable to be heard at 70% fan speed.

EDIT: Or maybe it is silent in-game, as I hear that some cards will squeal because of ridiculously high framerates in game menus, which is where I seem to be hearing it the most.
If you own Dragon Age 2, could you do me a favour and tell me what FPS are you getting? I am having issues at 2560x1600. As for squealing, you shouldn't worry, it shouldn't hurt your machine (may hurt your ears though )
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Capacitor squeal?

That seems a bit odd.
Yeah, never had it before myself, but then the only cards I have owned were a 7950 GT and an HD 5770, so I've never had really high framerates in menus or anything, whereas now the FPS in menus and stuff like that is ridiculous.
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If you own Dragon Age 2, could you do me a favour and tell me what FPS are you getting? I am having issues at 2560x1600. As for squealing, you shouldn't worry, it shouldn't hurt your machine (may hurt your ears though )
I was planning on *downloading* it, but I don't have a screen to display 2560x1600 on unfortnately...
    
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I was planning on *downloading* it, but I don't have a screen to display 2560x1600 on unfortnately...
It's all right, I am interested in your FPS performances at your max resolution with everything else maxed out, since we have a similar setup.
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It's all right, I am interested in your FPS performances at your max resolution with everything else maxed out, since we have a similar setup.
I'll download it and let you know tomorrow then!
    
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That squeal sound happens when you run games above 200FPS for most cases. Usually happens in Menus. Make sure V-Sync is on
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It's all right, I am interested in your FPS performances at your max resolution with everything else maxed out, since we have a similar setup.
Ah, I also now remember that when I downloaded the new drivers, I believe that it mentioned a massive performance increase in DA2, have you got the latest drivers? I will PM you this also.
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That squeal sound happens when you run games above 200FPS for most cases. Usually happens in Menus. Make sure V-Sync is on
Definitely will do, unfortunately I play a lot of DoW2 with friends and that does not appear to have V-Sync.
    
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