1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

ECS NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 512MB

Michael Larabel

Published on 22 January 2010
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 2 of 9 - 23 Comments

The ECS GeForce GT 240 512MB graphics card is not large, but it does have a powerful cooling solution that was designed by Arctic Cooling. In fact, this cooler on the ECS Elitegroup graphics card is the Accelero L2 heatsink with a 120mm fan, which is far superior to NVIDIA's reference cooler for the GT215. This cooler does not actively cool the Samsung GDDR5 memory ICs, but they should operate fine nevertheless.

The Arctic Cooling Accelero L2 heatsink attaches to the PCB on the opposite side of the graphics card by four mounting screws. No external PCI-E 6/8-pin power connectors are needed as its maximum power consumption is just 69 Watts. NVIDIA recommends that customers of the GeForce GT 240 have at least a 300 Watt power supply, which certainly should not be much of a problem these days even in low-profile media systems.

Providing the video connection support for the ECS GeForce GT 240 (NGT240-512QI-F) are VGA, dual-link DVI, and HDMI connectors.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Intel Xeon E5-1680 v3 & E5-2687W v3 Compared To The Core i7 5960X On Linux
  2. Intel 120GB 530 Series SSD Linux Performance
  3. Btrfs/EXT4/XFS/F2FS RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Linux Benchmarks On Four SSDs
  4. AMD's Windows Catalyst Driver Remains Largely Faster Than Linux Drivers
Latest Linux Articles
  1. NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers With Linux 3.18 + Mesa 10.4-devel
  2. Is The Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Fast Enough For Steam On Linux Gaming?
  3. Linux 3.18 File-System Performance Minimally Changed But Possible Regressions
  4. AMD Radeon Gallium3D Is Catching Up & Sometimes Beating Catalyst On Linux
Latest Linux News
  1. Scientific Linux 6.6 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0 Benchmarks
  2. Qualcomm Looks To Get Into The ARM Server Business
  3. HHVM 3.4 Adds New Features, Support
  4. More Radeon Driver Changes Queued For Linux 3.19
  5. Unigine 2.0 Alpha 2 Adds C# Support
  6. FFmpeg Is Returning To Ubuntu With 15.04 Release
  7. Linux Version Of Civilization: Beyond Earth Still Coming Along
  8. Yahoo To Become Default Search Provider For Firefox
  9. Better Fan Control Support Coming To The Open-Source Radeon Driver
  10. PTS 5.4 Milestone 6 Released - Official "Lipki" Release Is Near
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  2. Debian Developer Resigns From The Systemd Maintainership Team
  3. Debian Init System Coupling Vote Results
  4. Ubuntu Developers Still Thinking What To Do About Adobe Flash Support
  5. How to get rid of Linux
  6. how to configure module phoromatic ?
  7. Major Performance Breakthrough Discovered For Intel's Mesa Driver
  8. Script for Fan Speed Control