Graphics - Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2006 22:05 Written by Robert Kihlberg
The cooler is considered big when compared to other stock coolers. It’s of course made of copper and two heat-pipes are used to increase its heat dissipation ability. The bottom of the cooler is not completely even and you can feel traces from the machine work when you move your thumb over it.
Here you can see what keeps the core at a reasonable temperature. The fan is specified to 5W at 12v and is completely software-controlled to keep the sound at a reasonable level. And finally, the card has (as all other performance-cards) a 6-pin PCI Express-power outlet to make sure the card is supplied with enough current.
Next up is the system we will use in our performance tests.
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