The first thing you notice is the clear air duct system that has pieces overlapping each other in an accordion fashion. Observe the sky as it brightens, changes color, and fades with the movement of the sun, and look for changing shapes in the clouds. Monday , September 29, But is not bad good enough at this price point? ABIT has always been known to push the limits on hardware; creating new and unique ways of going about doing things. That brings us to cost. And remember it does take up two slots.

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The high performance fragment shader pipeline and vast amount of texture memory allow for a new level of detail and realism. The newest OTES not only f5x900 its own unique ID design with brilliant LEDs and elastic structure suit for any PCB design but also speeding up heat-dispersion to lower the operating temperature and increase overclocking ability. The fan has 17 blades on it and are curved to produce maximum airflow but yet only produce 25 decibels of sound. Graphics card cores and structures may change, but we see the usual suspects adding new cards and dispensing with antiquated models.

GeForce FX Ultra. Though they have used two fans, they emit otrs minimal level of noise when compared to other components in a case. To put it simply, there is so much exchanging and switching of electricity going on inside the core of your video card that massive amounts of heat is given off.

That brings us to cost. At an angle the two fxx5900 are pretty even, and depending on how you are inclined the NVIDIA card might be given the edge, but it’s Nickels and Dimes as opposed to the differences in drawing horizontal lines.


What taste did it leave in our mouths?

Though once the NV35 GPU was announced that requirement was relaxed as better manufacturing led to a cooler GPU requiring a not so intrusive cooling system. All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners. Here are some more board shots and other interesting images provided to us by nVidia. Here is a short description from that review on what heatpipe technology is: The heatsink has large channels so that the airflow can move efficiently.

GeForce FX 5900

Image quality a major sticking point for theis better, but it’s not quite at on fx500 par with ATI’s offerings. Walk around and practically feel the heat shimmer off the abandoned roadway, ptes the glare of the sun flare out over the pools of shadow with the true-to-life shadow and lighting effects. MSI have done a great job in keeping this thing quiet.

So in essence you are cramming more transistors into a smaller package, and thus creating a smaller area for the heat to escape to. FX from yet another manufacturer. The cooling solution may stretch the boundaries of single slot cooling and the rear fan can cause problems oted certain Northbridge heatsinks mainly those that are angledit still keeps the card very cool – 31C after 3 hours of testing.

There is also a large heatsink on the back helping to cool the back of the GPU. Heat Pipe technology oes one avenue that has been explored.


Either to make something easier such as pioneering jumperless motherboards or making voltage changes easily accessible in the BIOS or catering features directly for the hardcore community with overclocking in mind.

It was a properly implemented system that did the job, dx5900 then some. The first thing you notice is the clear air duct system that has pieces overlapping each other in an accordion fashion. Here’s a pic of Gainward’s CoolFX watercooled graphics card. The liquid then returns by gravity to the lower part of the cylinder.

nVidia GeForce FX Video Card – Reviews, Specifications, and Pictures –

First eVGA tried back in May, MondaySeptember 29, ABIT claims that this cooling solution only puts out 25 decibels of sound, making for a very quite fan compared to some other solutions.

Let’s see how it oges to the competition using current games. The cards’ power and rendering otee has increased almost exponentially over the past few years, but the usual suspects have been quick to bring out their own version of NVIDIA’s GPUs. This is why current high-end cards that are running at a high frequency require such extreme cooling measures.

Their otea is to provide the gamer with better cooling that gives more overclocking options and a more silent computing environment. By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy.