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Gigabyte HD6770 Silent Cell 1GB Review (passively cooled)

Today we are using an overclocked Core i7 970 system which is running at 4.33ghz.

Processor: Core i7 970 @ 4.33ghz
Cooling: Coolit Vantage
Motherboard: MSI X58A-GD65
Chassis: Thermaltake Level 10 GT
Power Supply: Corsair AX1200
Memory: 6GB ADATA @ 2133mhz 9-10-9-32
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V+ 512GB Gen 2 SSD (Storage) / Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB (OS boot)
Monitors: Hazro Ultra Sharp HZ230Wi, Dell Ultrasharp U2410 Rev A00

Other graphics cards for comparisons:
AMD HD6970
Sapphire HD6950 Toxic 2GB
AMD HD6870
AMD HD5870
Sapphire HD5850 Xtreme
AMD HD5770
Sapphire HD6790
Sapphire HD5770 Vapor X
Nvidia GTX580
Nvidia GTX570
Nvidia GTX550ti

Software:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Unigine Heaven Benchmark
3DMark Vantage
3DMark 11
Fraps Professional
Steam Client
FurMark
HQV 2.0 Software

Technical Monitoring and Test Equipment:

Nikon D3X with R1C1 kit
Keithley Integra unit
Thermal Diodes
Raytek Laser Temp Gun 3i LSRC/MT4 Mini Temp
Extech digital sound level meter & SkyTronic DSL 2 Digital Sound Level Meter

Games:
Resident Evil 5
Dirt 3
Lost Planet 2
Far Cry 2
Alien V Predator
Total War: Shogun 2
Tom Clancy H.A.W.X.
From Dust

All the latest BIOS updates and drivers are used during testing. We perform generally under real world conditions, meaning KitGuru tests games across five closely matched runs and then average out the results to get an accurate median figure. If we use scripted benchmarks, they are mentioned on the relevant page.

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