Adding insult to injury, the new enthusiast system draws less power than last quarter's rig, while generating similar CPU temperatures.
The GeForce GTX 470 does get a lot hotter than the Radeon HD 5830 cards, but the fact that it took two Radeon cards in CrossFire naturally affected our power results in a negative way.
- The Balanced System
- CPU, Motherboard, And Cooler
- Video Cards, Power Supply, And Case
- Memory, Hard Drive, And Optical Drive
- Assembly And Overclocking
- Test System And Benchmarks
- Benchmark Results: Synthetics
- Benchmark Results: Media Encoding
- Benchmark Results: 2D And 3D Graphics
- Benchmark Results: Productivity
- Benchmark Results: Crysis And Call Of Duty
- Benchmark Results: DiRT 2 And S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
- Power And Temperature Benchmarks