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Scythe Setsugen 2 shows off (updated)

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We also tested the DX11 version of Lost Planet 2. Besides a massive drop of fps and little more eye-candy, the reduced framerate also had an impact on the temperatures.

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With less than half the framerate compared to the DX9 version, the temperature reaches only 63°C.

 

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At 1000rpm it manages 61°C, just 2°C shy of the lowest rpm setting.

 

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Just 54°C at full speed is impressive, some passive cards would like such temperatures when idle.

 

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With the 25mm fan we also managed to get under 60°C.

 


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