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 Post subject: Re: GTX 750Ti sips power
PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:32 pm 
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750ti has max TDP of 60 watts and R9 280x has max TDP of 250 watts. 280x kills the 750ti in every way shape and form so nothing groundbreaking here.

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 Post subject: Re: GTX 750Ti sips power
PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:21 pm 
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Filias Cupio wrote:
I'm hoping for a passively cooled card, but haven't found one yet. ASUS and Gigabyte both have some history with passive cards - maybe one of them will do it.

Palit KalmX is a great fanless GTX-750 card. I bought it some weeks ago and have been happy with it.

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 Post subject: Re: GTX 750Ti sips power
PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:10 am 
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My EVGA base clocked 750 Ti is cooled very well with an Accelero S1 Plus. I've never seen temps above 65ºC with a single 140mm fan in my case. It's a good product consider against the mk-26, especially if you have front to back airflow like I do in my case.


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 Post subject: Re: GTX 750Ti sips power
PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2016 3:19 pm 
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So, I never got around to modding a resistor into the fan wire of my Palit StormX Dual, mostly because I was a bit afraid to try it, but I still wasn't happy with the noise, particularly on idle.

Lo and behold, there's another way to silence our cards: mod the bios.

The result is that the fans are now stopped below 55 C and slowly start to spin up afterwards. My card is about 26 C on idle, and goes to 61 C under full load (furmark/heaven) with the fan at about 40%. This is in a well-ventilated case with 21 C ambient. It actually takes a fairly heavy load for a while to reach > 55 C, which means it'll only spin up while running 3D games so far. Watching videos and playing light games etc all stay silent.

Links I used:
Instruction video (for a 9xx card, tools are the same though): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igLqxM2d838 I ignored the bits about overclocking, those are slightly different for our cards.
Tools to use: http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/Ut ... S_Modding/
Settings I used: http://www.overclock.net/t/1589410/evga ... -noise-fix

Obviously somewhat dangerous, so don't come crying to me if you kill your card.


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