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Leadtek WinFast PX9600 GSO Extreme 384MB (Page 16)

By: Shawn Baker from Jul 24, 2008 @ 23:00 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Leadtek

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.

Leadtek WinFast PX9600 GSO Extreme 384MB

The bigger cooler on the Leadtek helps keep temps down with it being the coolest card here.

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).

Leadtek WinFast PX9600 GSO Extreme 384MB

The bigger fan also helps keep noise levels down, which is always nice.

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