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Monday, 29 November 2010 08:01

Scythe Setsugen 2 shows off (updated) - LP2 DX9

Written by Eliot Kucharik
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Review: Latest Scythe VGA-Cooler with superb potential  

Just to prove that no game can come close to Furmark temperatures, we also tested with the Lost Planet 2 Becnhmark, but we avoided the stock cooling due to the noise.

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While Furmark maxed out with 81°C it's pretty clear that actual games will not reach such temperatures. With 69°C at it's lowest setting the Setsugen 2 is more than sufficient for cooling the HD6870.

 

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At 1000rpm you get another 5°C off the card.

 

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At full speed another 7°C are shaved off the temperature-scale.

 

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As expected the 25mm does not do so well compared to the slim fan at full speed, but 61°C is just great for an inaudible cooling solution.

 

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