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BFG Tech GeForce 9600GT OC2 - Temperature and Sound Tests

In an already crowded market, BFG Tech sets all guns'a'blazin with its highest clocked OC2 edition of the 9600GT.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 5, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: BFG Tech

Temperature Tests

 

 

With the TES 1326 Infrared Thermometer literally in hand we found ourselves getting real-world temperatures from the products we test at load (3D clock speeds).

 

There are two places we pull temperature from - the back of the card directly behind the core and if the card is dual slot and has an exhaust point we also pull a temperate from there, as seen in the picture.

 

 

With the stock cooler being used, temperatures are pretty standard.

 

Sound Tests

 

 

Pulling out the TES 1350A Sound Level Meter we find ourselves quickly yelling into the top of it to see how loud we can be.

 

After five minutes of that we get a bit more serious and place the device two CM away from the fan on the card to find the maximum noise level of the card when idle (2D mode) and in load (3D mode).

 

 

We can also see that noise levels sit where you would think thanks to the stock cooler being used.

 

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