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Old 06-19-08, 01:45 PM   #10
Monolyth
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Default Re: GTX 280 - How is the noise?

I'm currently case-less as I enjoy the freedom to switch out case parts quickly, etc.

Anyways even when playing CoD 4 for hours on end @ 1920x1080, 4xAA, 8xAF, + Everything maxed in options, I never heard it, not once.

Watch in EVGA Precision Tool here were my temps:
Ambient Temp: 23C
Idle: 44-46C
Load: 74-78C

90% of the time I had a 40% Fan Cycle, sometimes it would pop to 54% or so, after doing so my Load temps would drop back to 74C (from 78C). It never hit 100% and was very quiet, never once heard it whilst playing even when I took off my headphones.

Going to give the card some time to burn-in before I look at overclocking it.
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