A detailed reader article shows how to quietly cool the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 (test) with the Noctua NH-D15 (test) CPU cooler. What started as an experiment of sorts has now served as a quiet and permanent solution for two and a half years.
The CPU cooler mutes the graphics card
In his reader article “Computerbase-Lesser describes the NH-D15 on the GPU – RTX 2080 CPU Cooler”.Metalman“And how, after a successful first experiment with a GeForce 7900 GT (test), he managed to bring an Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2080 to a quiet low operating temperature with a Noctua NH-D15. .
With a power limit of 245 watts, this is an advanced version of the Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2080 with OC-BIOS, and the author achieves a delta of 22° Celsius at room temperature on the GPU.
Everything else, ie the VRM and the sensors in the memory, are in this range. The 150 fan runs at 1,000 revolutions per minute and the 120 fan at 1,400 revolutions per minute, which is nice and unnoticeable for gaming.
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Raising the power limit to 305 watts, the author placed his gaming PC in a respectable 14th place worldwide. Leaderboard in 3DMark Time Spy The temperature in the delta is a pleasant 25° Celsius.
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- Reader Article “CPU Cooler on GPU – Noctua NH-D15 on GeForce RTX 2080”
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