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Old September 13, 2010, 10:20 PM
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That high pitched whine is coil noise. Short of RMA or actually trying to dampen the coils by using nail polish or hot glue, your best option is to try and distribute your parts across all the connectors. Not sure if my results with my own 450vx were skewed or just plain wrong but it was squealing like crazy while folding with a 470, switched one of the molex to 6pin adapters to the other molex 'branch' and the noise went away. However at the same time, I started getting new WU's so that might've been the actual solution. If anything, you'll find that downclocking your gpu will change the type/amount of squeal and hopefully make it more manageable.

TL:dr, suck it up and live with it or get a new psu:P

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