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Video card making a vibrating sound?

By Benan ยท 15 replies
Jan 8, 2007
  1. The topic explains it..

    I've restarted twice and this problem stops,

    im 1, worried and 2, the sounds annoying.. what do i do?
     
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Tighten the screw?

    If it was a cheap card, then it may have a lousy fan on it. Try putting the computer upright or flat.
     
  3. Benan

    Benan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 128

    *points at my sig*

    6800GS.. Its not doing it now.. next time it does ill tighten screws
     
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,029   +384

    Also, make sure an errant cable isn't touching anything that might cause it to make a vibrating noise.
     
  5. Benan

    Benan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 128

    whats an errant cable?
     
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,029   +384

    A cable that isn't going where it should.
     
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,246   +235

    As already mentioned, the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) fan may be failing...
     
  8. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    The video card could be failing, but it could be another fan, or as Mailpup says, a cable that is vibrating against the case wall or against the video card.... which is more likely than a video card fan vibrating and still working.
     
  9. Benan

    Benan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 128

    if its my vid card efing up.. imma go to nvidias head office right? and imma walk in right? and imma cap every A'sshole thats works there.. i brought this card like 20th october last year!!!

    also i've noticed this only happend when i started playing bf2 and my fan speeds up..
     
  10. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Now, you do realise that nVidia doesn't make any video cards, right?
     
  11. Benan

    Benan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 128


    No, but now i think of it, ill do it to Palit
     
  12. Ressurrector

    Ressurrector TS Rookie Posts: 35

    grab a mic and record it I wanna hear
     
  13. Benan

    Benan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 128

    not doing it lately i think it was just a cable or something rattling, but if it happens again ill try record. :)
     
  14. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,246   +235

    You want to hear, you are here... :)
     
  15. Ressurrector

    Ressurrector TS Rookie Posts: 35

    yup you got me lmao I just edited that *slippin* Also the two s's in my name is for individuality not a typo just so ya know before ya ask lol call me Ress
     
  16. Ressurrector

    Ressurrector TS Rookie Posts: 35

    awesome!!!! I will make a song and use it for the intro!
     
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