Topic Title: xfx 6990 high pitched noise
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 01/19/2012 09:22 AM
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I've had this card since a few months after the 6990 line was released. It seems to have some sort of high pitched static noise that gets louder depending on the load on the GPU. The noise only happens on certain games (skyrim and rage are fine but space marine or amalur demo are not for example). The noise goes away when vsync is turned on. The card itself seems to work fine too and I've had no issues other than the usual high temp/high fan noise thing. Anyone else having this issue?

 01/19/2012 09:30 AM
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This is not a question for this forum. It should be posted in the XFX forum.


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 01/19/2012 10:46 AM
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It's probably the old thing called Harmonic Distortion or commonly known as capacitor / coil whine/hum.

.. or any other threads you'd find by using the search engine with keywords "harmonic distortion , capacitor whine, coil whine etc ".. ..

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