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Radeon HD 7950 vs. GeForce GTX 680 On Linux

Michael Larabel

Published on 4 June 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 12 of 12 - 46 Comments

From the many Phoronix benchmarks that were run, overall the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 had an average core temperature of 71°C while the Radeon HD 7950 average was at about 65°C.

The system power consumption when using the GTX 680 was about 11% higher than the stock Radeon HD 7950.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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