Gigabyte GTX 760 WindForce OC 2 GB Review 7

Gigabyte GTX 760 WindForce OC 2 GB Review

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Temperatures



Temperatures are quite low and would have allowed for additional reduction of noise levels.

GPU Temperature Comparison
IdleLoad
Gigabyte GTX 760 OC36°C68°C
NVIDIA GTX 76036°C82°C
ASUS GTX 760 DC II OC29°C68°C
Palit GTX 760 JetStream35°C73°C
EVGA GTX 760 SC33°C72°C
MSI GTX 760 Gaming29°C69°C
Important: GPU temperature will vary depending on clock speed, voltage settings,
cooler design, and production variances. This table just serves to provide
a list of typical temperatures for similar cards determined during TPU review.


Clock Profiles

Modern graphics cards have several clock profiles that are selected to balance power draw and performance requirements.

The following table lists the clock settings for important performance scenarios and the GPU voltage that we measured. We performed the measurement on the pins of a coil or a capacitor near the GPU voltage regulator.

GPU
Clock
Memory
Clock
GPU Voltage
(measured)
Desktop135 MHz162 MHz0.88 V
Multi-Monitor135 MHz162 MHz0.88 V
Blu-ray Playback135 MHz162 MHz0.88 V
3D Load1084 - 1202 MHz1502 MHz1.100 - 1.200 V

The card uses NVIDIA's dynamic overclocking mechanism. It will dynamically adjust clock and voltage based on render load, temperature, and other factors.

For the graph below, we recorded all GPU clock and GPU voltage combinations of our 1920x1080 resolution benchmarking suite. The plotted points are transparent, which allows them to add up to indicate more often used values. A light color means the clock / voltage combination is rarely used and a dark color means it's active a lot.

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