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MSI Radeon HD 5670 1GB Video Card in CrossFire - Temperature and Sound Tests

By: Shawn Baker | AMD CrossFire Articles in Video Cards | Posted: Feb 2, 2010 2:08 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: MSI

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 a card in front, the MSI HD 5670 isn't getting the same amount of airflow meaning that it's going to run a bit warmer than a single card setup and the second card in a CrossFire setup.


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).




Noise levels aren't anything to worry about with it being slightly quieter than the HD 5700 series.


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