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ATI Radeon HD 5550 512MB GDDR5 Video Card - Temperature Test

ATI slap some GDDR5 on the HD 5550. Is it more than just a bit of cheap makeup? - Let's fire up the testbed with it and see.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 24, 2010 5:18 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%      Manufacturer: ATI

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.

 

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Low end model combined with active cooling means temperature numbers are very impressive.

 

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