ASUS GTX 650 Ti DirectCU II TOP ReviewRHKCommander959 - October 9, 2012
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Temperature testing will be accomplished by loading the video card to 100% using Unigine's Heaven Benchmark Version 3.0, with ASUS's GPU Tweak overclocking utility for temperature monitoring. I will be using a resolution of 1920 x 1080 using 8x AA and a five-run sequence to run the test, ensuring that the maximum thermal threshold is reached. The fan speed will be left in the control of the driver package and video card's BIOS for the stock load test, with the fan moved to 100% to see the best possible cooling scenario for the overclocked load test. The idle test will involve a 20-minute cool-down, with the fan speeds left on automatic in the stock speed testing and bumped up to 100% when running overclocked.
- Monitoring with ASUS GPU Tweak
- Unigine Heaven 3.0 1920 x 1080 8x AA
- 5-run sequence
- 20-minute idle duration
- Temperature measured in degrees Celsius
The ASUS DirectCU II heat sink and supporting components brings the best temperatures in all four tests here! This graphics card ran quietly on automatic and wasn't very loud at full speed. 40 °C load temperatures are excellent!