At stock clocks, the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 970 AMP! Extreme Edition and our entire test bed, was consuming around 280W of power. This is pretty damn good considering the grunt that this card has behind it.
When overclocking it, we found that the power consumption drove up to 330W for the entire system. This was during an intense session of Battlefield 4, which was really pushing our system to its limits. Not too bad considering we were getting around 10% more performance, which is a nice tradeoff for the 10% added performance.
Sadly sound testing was not available for this review, but it will be added soon for future reviews.
We took a detailed look at the FireStorm software on our review of the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 960 AMP! Edition, so things haven't changed much there at all.
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- Page 1 [Introduction]
- Page 2 [The Packaging & Box Contents]
- Page 3 [Detailed Look]
- Page 4 [Card Specifications & Cooling Setup]
- Page 5 [Testing Method & Test System Configuration]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks - Synthetic (3DMark and Heaven)]
- Page 7 [Game Benchmarks (1080p)]
- Page 8 [Game Benchmarks (1440p)]
- Page 9 [Performance - 4K]
- Page 10 [Performance Summary]
- Page 11 [Overclocking]
- Page 12 [Power Consumption, Sound Testing and Software]
- Page 13 [What's Hot, What's Not & Final Thoughts]
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