Its rotational speed is low, so there is no noise. They share a common distinguishing feature – support for DirectX 10 and unified shaders that is the GeForce architecture comes down to cheaper solutions. Having decided to choose a graphics card by yourself, you have to realize you’re to change one of the fundamental PC parts, which might require additional tuning to improve performance or enable some qualitative features. But you shouldn’t forget that the reference cooler in these cards is very noisy. Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: We can only mention the bundle with additional software as a bonus if it can interest anybody. So such products should be installed into PC cases with good ventilation to drive the hot air out of a system unit.

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In this case we can see a bulky heatsink on the front side of the PCB, no additional heatsinks at the back of the card. Boxes for these cards are almost identical, they differ only in size and labels. Besides, the GT does not require intensive cooling.

10 Graphics Cards On NVIDIA GeForce / GPUs

They certainly will, if you disable maximum quality. The other graphics cards did not suffer from overheating either, even though their cooling systems were not noisy.


I repeat that the stock cooler is very noisy. It cuts both ways: If you are not ready for this, you should not perform upgrades by yourself. And another thing that we are not tired to repeat from article to article.

NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT

This manufacturer has been practicing this design for almost Middle- and Low-End solutions. Too many features have been cut down.

foxcnn That’s why there are only four memory chips instead of eight. The box has a traditional vertical design, brown palette, large labels.

It has a noiseless and attractive cooler and does not require additional power supply.

But we had no opportunity to examine this device. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. The latter has a low rotational speed, and so there is no noise.

Its rotational speed is low, so there is no noise. Except for Palit cards. Nikolaychuk AKA Unwinder and obtained the following results: This cooler is really efficient.

Gigabyte traditionally designs at least one graphics card with a passive fanless cooling system in each family. Its two-slot cooling system is not a problem, because users do not fret about the blocked slot after the PCI-E x16 slot anymore. On the other hand, everybody understands that such a card as GT will not cope with any DX10 game in x with high quality settings.

Foxconn NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT (8500GT-512) 512MB GDDR2 SDRAM PCI Express x16 Graphics adapter

There is a fan in the middle rotating at low speed. The GTS also comes with an external power adapter. BioShock Infinite and Metro: But the heatsink is very thick, so the graphics card actually takes up two slots. So, you must understand that in order to get the most from a new graphics card, you will have to acquire some basic knowledge of 3D graphics and graphics in general.


Foxconn GeForce GT (PCI-e, MB) Overview – CNET

Light-green palette and a charming Chinese woman in one of historic roles from Asia. A traditional box bag.

Graphics cards’ performance Those of you who are into 3D graphics will understand the charts themselves. And newbies and those who have just begun choosing graphics cards can read our comments.

I remind you that the above mentioned graphics cards are equipped with GPUs that have an updated video decoding engine. A bright glossy box made of thick cardboard with a laser pattern. Engineers just wanted to be on the safe side and help overclockers: About the Gigabyte card.