TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,927 Reviews & Articles | 38,181 News Posts

Sapphire's Watercooled Radeon HD 4870 X2 ATOMIC Edition - Temperature Tests

Sapphire has come out with the claim that this is the "World's Fastest Graphics Card". Fact or Fiction? Let's find out.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Dec 21, 2008 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 86%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

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.

 

Sapphire's Watercooled Radeon HD 4870 X2 ATOMIC Edition

 

We can see that temps are way down when compared to the stock cooler and clearly the cooler's doing a pretty good job of keeping the core temperatures down.

 

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Video Cards content at our Video Cards reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this content

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases