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 Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

NVIDIA GeForce GT 220

Michael Larabel

Published on 19 October 2009
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 8 of 9 - 86 Comments

Following that round of eight tests, we repeated the same tests again, but this time set the Phoronix Test Suite to monitor the GPU core temperature while the tests were running.

As can be seen from the line graph, the GPU temperature remained quite low during the early part of our testing when just running the 1080p H.264 video tests, but began to rise during our OpenGL gaming benchmarks. The GPU core temperature then began to drop when moving to the 2D benchmarks. During this entire process, the lowest temperature recorded by the Phoronix Test Suite was 35°C while the highest was 55°C. The average temperature during all of this was 45.66°C. These temperatures are not bad at all especially for its small cooler.

Next up with the GeForce GT 220 we looked at how it scaled at different resolutions using the Warsow test profile.

When running at 800 x 600, the GeForce GT 220 at stock speeds started out at 133 FPS. By the time, however that Warsow was running at 2560 x 1600 it was running at only 44 FPS. A game running at 44 FPS is still playable, but the ideal resolution for the GT216 GPU with a game of this degree would be 1920 x 1080 or 1920 x 1200.

Latest Linux News
  1. NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver Is Moving Closer With Kernel Mode-Setting
  2. The Latest Linux Kernel Git Code Fixes The EXT4 RAID0 Corruption Problem
  3. Features Added To Mesa 10.6 For Open-Source GPU Drivers
  4. Ubuntu's LXD vs. KVM For The Linux Cloud
  5. Fedora Server 22 Benchmarks With XFS & The Linux 4.0 Kernel
  6. GCC 6 Gets Support For The IBM z13 Mainframe Server
  7. Fedora 22 Is Being Released Next Tuesday
  8. OpenWRT 15.05 Preparing Improved Security & Better Networking
  9. Using The New LLVM/Clang OpenMP Support
  10. Zapcc Claims To Be A "Much Faster C++ Compiler"
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. Btrfs RAID 0/1 Benchmarks On The Linux 4.1 Kernel
  2. The State Of Various Firefox Features
  3. Intel Iris Graphics Performance With Mesa 10.6
  4. Fedora Workstation 22 Is Looking Great, Running Fantastic
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. The Linux 4.0 Kernel Currently Has An EXT4 Corruption Issue
  2. The Linux 4.0 EXT4 RAID Corruption Bug Has Been Uncovered
  3. AMDGPU Open-Source Driver Code Continues Maturing
  4. Microsoft Open-Sources The Windows Communication Foundation
  5. Another HTTPS Vulnerability Rattles The Internet
  6. LibreOffice 5.0 Open-Source Office Suite Has Been Branched
  7. Systemd 220 Has Finally Been Released
  8. Will Ubuntu Linux Hit 200 Million Users This Year?