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Is there anything i can do(physically) to stop coil whine?

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Well it's louder when rendering crazy high frames or when the fan is a a high speed or even just using a 3d application in general, is there anything i can do or put on the gpu to stop the coil whine? Not exactly sure where to start.
post #2 of 52
Not that I know of. A nice set of sound dampening headphones helps a lot though!
post #3 of 52
Starters, Vsync to stop the high framerates.

If I remember correctly, some have used thermal glue to stop coil whine, but I'm too unfamiliar with it to recommend it.
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post #4 of 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by venomblade;13248848 
is there anything i can do or put on the gpu to stop the coil whine?

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Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado;13248917 
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Yes. This should work.
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VSync tends to be the first fix, just force it in your video card drivers if you want it to stop completely.
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Epoxy the coils... at your own risk, of course.
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^ This glue should work fine.
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post #9 of 52
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GoTMaXPoWeR;13249072 
VSync tends to be the first fix, just force it in your video card drivers if you want it to stop completely.

Vysnc quiets it, but nonetheless while it may competely fix it for others it's still there any when at 60 fps. Like in cod 4 i set the max fps to 500 and the gpu screamed, but then i set it back to 60 and it was miniscule but still there. For mafia 2 i have vsync on but it's much louder than cod 4 and they're both at 60 fps...it may be the fan?
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Are you water cooling the GPUs, or using the stock coolers?
    
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