Inno3D GeForce FX 5700 Ultra GDDR3 Review - Page 2 of 5
By Steve Angelly - May 26, 2004
The physical size of the Inno3D GeForce FX5700 Ultra is similar to that of the high-end GeForce FX 5950 Ultra. However, it is lighter and occupies one case slot. Under the heatsink are four GDDR3 memory modules that are mounted on the top side of the graphics card. The cooling system is effective as the average temperature during heavy GPU loads was 55C.
XFX 5950 Ultra vs. Inno3D 5700 Ultra
I usually advise customers not to use the first PCI slot since an add-in card can obstruct the flow of air. Cables can also be tucked out of the way when attempting to optimize airflow inside a case.
Case Shot During Testing
As you can see from the above photo, the second PCI slot is occupied by a sound card, which provides ample space for the graphics card cooling system to operate efficiently.
This is the part where I get to list the components of the system I used for testing. Although it's a high-end system, the GeForce FX 5700 Ultra is targeted at the lower mid-range. BTW, Western Digital's Raptor HDD is insanely fast!