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Gigabyte Radeon HD5750 Silent Cell Video Card Review


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Introduction


One of the newest HD 5000 series GPUs to be released is the Radeon HD 5750.  This new GPU is very similar to the Radeon HD 5770, yet features only 720 stream processors and a lower overall GPU clockspeed.
 
In this review we will be looking at a new card from Gigabyte called the GV-R575SL-1GI. Unlike traditional video cards with heatsink and fan combo this Radeon HD5750 comes completely silent and passively cooled.  Gigabyte calls this passive cooler a Silent-Cell and is part of an effort to lower noise and increase product life by removing the parts that tend to fail over time.

Of course you need a special GPU to make this work, so let's take a look and see what the HG 5750 has to offer.
Specifications
Fabrication Process: 40nm
Core Clock: 700MHz
Shader Clock: 700MHz
Stream Processors: 720 units
ROP Units: 16
Texture Filtering Units: 36
Memory Interface: 128-bit
Memory Amount/Type: 1GB/GDDR5 Memory
Memory Clock: 1150MHz (3450MHz effective)
Memory Bandwidth: 73.6 GB/s
DirectX Compliance: 11
Connection: 16x PCI Express 2.1
Form Factor: Dual Slot
Multi-GPU Support: CrossFire X
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