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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Reference Card Video Card Review - Power Consumption Test

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Reference Card Video Card Review
Today NVIDIA launched a new mid-range $150 video card. Let's check out the new GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB and see how it performs under our gaming tests. (NASDAQ:NVDA)
| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Feb 18, 2014 2:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 87%Manufacturer: NVIDIA

Power Consumption Test

 

 

Using our PROVA Power Analyzer WM-01--or "Power Thingy" as it has quickly become known as to our readers--we are now able to find out what kind of power is being used by our test system and the associated video cards installed. Keep in mind that it tests the complete system (minus LCD monitor, which is plugged directly into AC wall socket).

 

There are a few important notes to remember, though. While our maximum power is taken in 3DMark06 at the same exact point, we have seen in particular tests the power being drawn as much as 10 percent more. We test at the exact same stage every time, so tests should be very consistent and accurate.

 

The other thing to remember is that our test system is bare minimum--only an SSD hard drive is used with a single CD ROM and minimal cooling fans.

 

So while the system might draw 400 watts in our test system, placing it into your own PC with a number of other items will result in a higher draw.

 

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Power draw numbers are really impressive. You can see we're sitting right towards the bottom of the pack with strong idle and load numbers being seen.

 

At just over 300 watts under load, you're not going to need a hugely expensive power supply to run a card like this.

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