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Old August 22, 2012, 05:22 AM
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Originally Posted by GT7R View Post
The only thing I still struggle to understand is why on earth did they change the reference design? Instead of the good old and friendly blower design they have made one which isn't any better in terms of acoustics, performs worse temperature wise, and exhausts some of the hot air into the case on top of that.
The card tested wasn't a reference AMD card. It was a Powercolor card with a 'custom' cooler. Not a very good custom cooler, but custom nonetheless. AMD will still retain their original reference blower.

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