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Old September 22, 2010, 09:46 PM
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Default Gigabyte Geforce GTX 470 Super Overclock Review Comment Thread

Gigabyte's Super Overclock series has been a regular fixture here at Hardware Canucks but the last few attempts to carry this brand over to ATI cards met with mixed results. In this review we take a look at the SoC's return to NVIDIA products with the GTX 470 SoC, a card that carries high clock speeds and a completely custom design....

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nice. how much air is pushed outside by the way of the backplate grill?
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nice. how much air is pushed outside by the way of the backplate grill?
Not much.
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ouch. would rigging a fan on the outside help? i do that for my folding videocards, helps shave off a few degrees when cramped together.
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Impressive overclock on this card.
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ouch. would rigging a fan on the outside help? i do that for my folding videocards, helps shave off a few degrees when cramped together.
I would assume it doesn't exhaust any more or less than a typical accelero cooler. I don't think it's much of an issue with one card, but two could raise ambient temps a lot. Good airflow in a case should take care of a lot of this.


Excellent review as always, really amazed by the specs on that card.
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In all reality, an case worth its marbles will have sufficient airflow to take care of the heat this card produces.
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Does it overvolt with MSI Afterburner?
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No idea. I'll try out tonight before putting the card up for sale.
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