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Sell my SLI GTX480s and grab a ATI HD 7970?

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#26
Dude slow down, take a breath, and go look at the squealing noise issue thats going on XFX Asus and Shappire HD7970 in many forums (google it I mean)

My XFX 7970 Black Ed Double D is also doing this noise. I cant say that its a "real" problem since the card gives P8380 marks on my PC with a 4Ghz i7 930 and all games runs great but still, it could be a start for future problems.

Your dual GTX480 are running fine now and its not summer yet. So wait for nVidia's card or simply for 7950 and more custom designs of 7970 to buy something. I bought mine 4 days ago for £570 and today I found it on another UK website for £520, already regretted that lol, so u might as well wait for few more weeks.
Dude i like in australia its summer right now and like it said ill be only keeping the 7970 for a few months so i dont care ;)
 

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#27
Well since u have the card in ur hands this topic has no more use n can be locked... Enjoy the 7970
 
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#28
Well since u have the card in ur hands this topic has no more use n can be locked... Enjoy the 7970
should have the card next week its in the post.
 
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#29
Change of plans the guy i brought it off refunded me and said it was no longer available so i left him bad feed back and took it as a hit to wait for nvidia, So ill be lending a GTX 260 of a mate or ill buy a cheap card to use for the time being.
 
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#30
Change of plans the guy i brought it off refunded me and said it was no longer available so i left him bad feed back and took it as a hit to wait for nvidia, So ill be lending a GTX 260 of a mate or ill buy a cheap card to use for the time being.
Heres hoping Kepler isn't delayed then :p
 

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#32
Or he wanted to sell it for more than what he 1st put up, Ether way i hear that theres a weird power sound with the card so ill hold off.
 
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#33
some people online are saying that the squealing is only caused when you have 100's of fps... i get that with every card... so this could hopefully just be that...
 
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#34
if any component squeals its normally from a high current going though a capacitor, most old computers like P4s have this sound its normally indicates age and there on there way out which isn't a good thing for a new card.
 
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#35
Well i couldn't wait i just brought a HD 7970 for $619 with free postage :p
 
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#36
Good, now put a waterblock on that puppy :)