Is GPU coil whine bad?

Coil whine is in no way harmful for your card, and does not affect performance or longevity. Coil whine is simply the vibration of the coil in an inductor as the power passes through it. On a high end graphics card, ten or more large inductors would help provide power to critical components on the card.

Can you stop coil whine?

Coil whine, also known as electromagnetically excited acoustic noise and vibration or audible magnetic noise, is one of the most frustrating phenomena in modern technology. Unfortunately, there is little you can do to reverse or remove coil whine once you have it.

How do I stop my coil whine on my laptop?

If the coil whine is coming from parts in a desktop setup, the best solution can often be to put them in a noise-isolating case. Alternatively, while plugging in a pair of headphones may not seem like a solution to the problem, this could be the simplest option for many users.

How can I get rid of coil whine on my graphics card?

For undervolting, underclocking, and reducing power limit, you can use MSI Afterburner software. If you are using a cheap or old power supply then replacing it with a better one can eliminate coil whine on the graphics card. Sometimes, a bad and older power supply may not be able to provide clean power to the graphics card.

Why does my GPU have a high coil whine?

If you have not overclocked your graphics card and are experiencing high coil whine at default GPU clock speed or frequency, then underclocking or undervolting the card can reduce the coil whine. If you do not want to undervolt or underclock the card, then you can limit the card’s power target to under 100%.

Why is my graphics card whining so much?

PC components that are mainly responsible for coil whine are the graphics card (GPU), power supply (PSU) and motherboard. Coil whining is worse when more current passes through the inductor coils, and these are the components that have inductors under a high load.

Where does the whine come from on a GPU?

Thank you for supporting the work I put into this site!) GPU coil whine is a high pitched or high-frequency sound coming from the inductors or chokes present on the graphics card’s PCB. Inductors or Chokes are an important component of the VRM circuitry of the graphics card.