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Strange sound coming from my 4870x2...

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
May 20, 2009 12:48:32 PM

So I recently bought a new system, and I'm getting some strange sounds from my HD4870x2 graphics card. Its sort of a weird electronic buzzing noise that changes its pitch depending whats showing on the screen. I've only heard the noise when playing Crysis, and just then when I tried The Godfather II. Is there something wrong with my card? Is it not installed correctly? Anything else?

Thanks :) 
a b U Graphics card
May 20, 2009 1:11:37 PM

It is a kind of harmonic distortion common in high current applications. Normal, and nothing you can do about it.

If it is too severe some companies may accept it as grounds for RMA, some may not. It will not affect the function of the card.
May 20, 2009 1:14:26 PM

OK, so I shouldn't be worried at all then? It seems like a strange problem, it almost feels as though there is damage being done or something
a b U Graphics card
May 20, 2009 1:36:07 PM

It's nothing to worry about. Though some people find it more annoying than others.