| ||Thread Tools|
|9th September 2008, 21:43||#1|
Join Date: May 2002
New version OCCT adds GPU Stability Test
The latest beta release of OCCT 2.1.0 beta 04 has GPU load testing added. Their CPU load tester is already quite fleshed out, automatically logging temperatures and voltage of your CPU and motherboard; their GPU load test is still in beta testing with no fancy menu or options, just an animated 3D model with a timer running.
We compared this new GPU load tester on a Geforce 9800 GTX to the current HD Radeon 4850 killer, Furmark 1.4. How hot does it get?
Yes there's a .TGA background file loaded, we customized it
We ran the stress test software on our 2nd monitor of the system and it completely maxed out the fan speed on the Geforce 9800 GTX, to say it was loud is an understatement. You can also see that the GPU load software occupies both CPU cores to 100%.
OCCT Max temp load: 80°C no means to measure fan speed on the GTX, but close to maximum would not be far from the truth.
Next we fired up Furmark 1.4 stability test and dragged the test window onto the second screen and let it running until the temps remained stable
Furmark Max temp load: 71°C ...
Something is off here, let's drag that same window onto the main display and see if anything changes:
Furmark Max temp load: 74~75°C
It seems that the OCCT GPU test is more brutal and loads the GPU much quicker to a higher maximum.
You can download OCCT 2.1.0 beta 04 here
Furmark 1.4 is available here
Anybody with an ATI card or other NVIDIA care to share their experience?
|10th September 2008, 00:17||#2|
Q6600 @ 3.6GHz
GTX 260 Superclocked (648/1404) under water cooling.
Five minute runs @ fullscreen, Core temp measured from Rivatuner.
ATI Tool 62c
25% CPU (One full core only)
OCCT GPU 75c
25% CPU (One Full core only)
All programs only used one core, FurMark did spike once to 76c but didn't happen twice. FPS in both FurMark and OCCT GPU were ironically about 40FPS.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Adobe Flash 10.1 released - adds GPU Acceleration||jmke||WebNews||0||13th June 2010 22:53|
|GPU-Z Version 0.4.0 adds Fermi||jmke||WebNews||0||27th March 2010 12:26|
|EFO adds other connectivity options to handheld keyboard: Bluetooth and Wired Version||jmke||WebNews||0||14th January 2010 16:16|
|After EVGA CPU-Z Version, Now EVGA GPU Stress Test and OC Tool||jmke||WebNews||0||13th January 2010 16:05|
|OCCT GPU Load Test Makes ATI HD 4870/4890 Cards Crash||jmke||WebNews||0||19th May 2009 21:02|
|Tropics 3D Benchmarks - A real GPU Load Test||jmke||General OC-Team Forum||9||12th September 2008 22:25|
|Latest version of Core Temp adds Nehalem Support||jmke||WebNews||0||19th August 2008 13:51|
|Badaboom: A Full Test of Elemental's GPU Accelerated H.264 Transcoder||jmke||WebNews||0||19th August 2008 10:11|
|Corsair Launches Nautilus GPU Water Cooling Blocks||jmke||WebNews||0||11th October 2006 22:49|
|Danger Den Chrome Version MAZE4 GPU Water Block||Sidney||WebNews||0||18th May 2005 16:17|