View Full Version : 8800 GT fan louder the 8800 GTS?

11-04-07, 02:12 PM
I've been reading the reviews (like everyone else) on the new 8800 GT. The cooling solution looks very nice, but one review I read stated that the 8800 GT GPU runs hotter under load (90C) that the 8800 GTS and the fan is noticably louder. Can anyone verify this? I know you can't go wrong with the performance of the 8800 GT, but it only has 512MB RAM and a 256-bit memory interface. The extra 128MB in the 8800 GTS may come in handy in DX10 games. Otherwise, the GT is the clear winner.

11-04-07, 02:26 PM
you bet, 8800gt fan is louder and annoying ony at more than 60%, where my old gtx at 100% was still quite.

11-04-07, 02:46 PM
Yes, indeed the GT is louder but what can you expect from a single slot cooler?
still its quieter than hd2900xt (refer to my thread LOL@ATIHD2900XT ... XD)

11-04-07, 04:19 PM
As already said, to me the card sounds fine untill you take the fan speed past 60% ..... with my old GTS i found the fan speeds was fine up to about 80%.

11-04-07, 07:54 PM
Thanks. I have my computer in a quiet bedroom. I can't really hear the card when I turn my computer on. After I've been playing for a while and go back to the desktop, I can hear the fan, but it isn't that loud. I wouldn't want a card with a loud fan.