If you can increase the clock speeds and deal effectively with the resulting temperature increase, you can gain eight percent more overall performance using a 3 GHz CPU. Looking at the side, you can see there is still plenty of room for airflow. Futuremark 3DMark 06 More than half of the packaging is for accessories, none of which require the extra space. The box could easily have been half the size. But what about a similar card for those who want great performance in an absolutely silent package? If you are installing the Asus Silent, you should put it in an area with good air flow; the big passive cooler does not protect the graphics chip from overheating.
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Mass Effect Page Silent cards are becoming quite the rage and everyone wants good performance without any noise.
Futuremark 3DMark 06 If you can increase the clock speeds and deal effectively with the resulting temperature increase, you can gain eight percent more overall performance using a 3 GHz CPU.
You’d think we would have looked at all GT cards on the market, but I can guarantee there are more out there.
Overall, just more proof that the naming scheme for the 9xxx series was crazy. At the price point the GT is at though, it would be difficult to purchase one and later regret it.
Even better, with overclocking, the card can reach GT heights, as we saw in that article. Help choosing a PSU. Asus has not been shy to experiment with video card coolers; they are one of the few companies who routinely push the reference cooler aside.
We hope Asus isn’t overcompensating for something.
Surely it makes sense to use a good quad-core so that one can be sure higher resolution tests are not limited by CPU issues? Here we had a new GPU that was considerably less expensive than the GT, but performed almost just as well. The marketing of quiet case fans is somewhat deceptive. The question now is whether or not a silent GT can manage to keep up to one with a reference cooler and fan. They also offer a large variety of passively cooled cards.
Asus’ latest card, the ENGT Silent edition, is their most powerful, fanless graphics card to date. Scythe Strikes Back All time: Also, has anyone ever done an analysis of exactly what Crysis is doing? Passively Cooled and Overclocked Page 2: Especially when the conclusion is, buy another model green card.
Call of Juarez 7. It couples the power of the GT with pure silence, and costs little more than the stock model, making it a great choice for either the HTPC or desktop.
Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. Submitted by Mike Chin on Mon, Of course, dual-GPU cards are becoming ever more popular, and for mostly good reason. Speaking of which, if one is going to bother testing with games like Crysis, why only use a dual-core? By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
Why don’t we have any ATI ? The bulk is made up of the black portion of the sink, while the remaining silver fins add very little to the overall weight.
With the same clock speeds as the reference Geforce GT, there’s no eilent in exchange for the absence of noise. MSI also has a card where the fan only spins when the card needs it. How many polys per frame typically? Without a heavy load, the cooler can easily keep the temperatures low.
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