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Galaxy GeForce GTX 275 Overclocked Tri-Fan Graphics Card - Temperature and Sound Tests

Galaxy ramp up the clocks on the GTX 275 while at the same time updating the cooler. Let's see what this does for performance.

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 14, 2009 1:23 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Galaxy

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.

 

Galaxy GTX 275 Overclocked Graphics Card

 

The huge cooler gives us a massive 10c drop, making the card run extremely cool.

 

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).

 

Galaxy GTX 275 Overclocked Graphics Card

 

The temperature drop hasn't come at the cost of more noise either with the card coming in as the quietest.

 

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