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  • Common problems with nvidia gtx900 series

    Just to let you know. There is 2 problems with the gtx900 series. One is the last 500 MB of the 4GB version used to swap or something and that is not additionnal GPU memory to use with a 4K monitor for example. The model Gtx980 and + use full 4GB. The AMD cards if they are 4GB use 4GB but they are most of the time 3GB models.

    http://www.pcworld.com/article/28757...-in-specs.html

    Another problem is the coil whine (know as electronic buzzing noise) Mostly on GTX 970 and 980.
    I got this problem with my fresh new GTX970 I need to return
    The worst is that you can have an audio card like a soundblaster with a cheap preamp in it and you not gonna hear the problem at all but if you switch to a better audio card with a nice powerful pre-amp be prepared for the noise attack. LOL

    http://www.pcper.com/news/Graphics-C...Whine-Concerns
    http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...stigation.html

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    Ok I have to say there that with on board audio you don't hear the noise too. So the frequency is fixed for that kind of audio source.

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      Hi , I ordered another GTX 970 and exact same problem for both Asus Turbo and Asus Strix. A guy has made a video of coil whine. He said that can be the PSU that makes the noise but I don't hear noise in the case only in the audio channel.
      This problem is real and that gonna cost me a lot of money. So think about it before buying a GTX 970. He has made a lot of tests LOL very interresting.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xC5YZQMPX4

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