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Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Cards in CrossFire - Temperature Test

We got a new Sapphire HD 7970 video card into the labs and start to test CrossFire performance of the brand new HD 7970 GPU from AMD.

| AMD CrossFire Articles in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 18, 2012 9:03 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: Sapphire

Temperature Tests

 

 

The temperature of the core is pulled from MSI Afterburner with the max reading used after a completed run off 3DMark Vantage and the Performance preset.

 

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Looking at the temperature of the hottest card it's surprising to see that it's not as bad as I thought it would be. Idle heat does sit a little higher, but overall we can see that the setup runs a single degree cooler then the HD 6990.

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