Cooling and Noise

Most of you saw the performance of the R7870’s cooling yesterday. The R7850 uses the exact same cooling setup but uses less wattage also. That means a lower overall heat output and hopefully much better temperatures. To put things to the test we ran the card through Furmark’s 1080p benchmark. This heats the card up beyond what you would ever see in game and pushes everything to the limit. As you can see the results are amazing. The massive cooling of the R7850 was very impressive keeping the card below a whopping 56 degree’s. Not bad for an overclocked card, or any card for that matter! Because of how little the card really heats up there isn’t any reason for the card to put out any noise at all. On our open air test bench I only heard a slight noise that never got any louder during testing.

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garfi3ld replied the topic: #24060 21 Mar 2012 18:58
XFX R7850 Black Edition Overclocked Double Dissipation for your pre LAN enjoyment
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Myndmelt replied the topic: #24061 21 Mar 2012 19:19
Whyz it alwayz gottda be da "black" edition?
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garfi3ld replied the topic: #24064 21 Mar 2012 19:43
No one wants to send out the reference designs because all of the company's sell them. XFX always sends out their best version to us.

But yeah, its funny when you look at the graphs with all of the Black Editions

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