Topic Title: Electrical noise in AMD 7970
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Created On: 10/29/2013 12:51 PM
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 10/29/2013 12:51 PM
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Hi guys! Im 7970 and when I execute games (crysis 3, battlefield 3, batman arkham origins...)  y can hear little electrical noise... its a problem? or not?


 10/29/2013 02:48 PM
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If it is a "whine" then it is normal. If it is a "crackle" or "zap" like shorting out electrical wiring, then it's not normal.

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 11/14/2013 10:29 PM
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Sounds like the dreaded "coil whine" one of my 7870's has it, annoying as hell.


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 11/15/2013 12:03 PM
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One thing that works is to cover them with RTV sealant, probably void a warranty though... which is rediculous, they should have potted them from the factory.

On the other hand it can also indicate excessive load on the power circuit, whines like crazy!


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