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Gigabyte GV-R685D5-1GD, GV-N450OC-1GI, GV-N460OC-1GI

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Gigabyte GV-R685D5-1GD

This is a classic design: a massive rectangular heatsink with heatpipes and a plastic cover with fans (two in this case). Both fans are slow and very thin, and the cooler itself is efficient and very quiet. Both the core and memory chips are cooled down.

Gigabyte GV-N450OC-1GI

A very similar design, just the base plate is not in the center, and the cover is a bit different. Only the core is cooled down.

Gigabyte GV-N460OC-1GI

Another similar cooler, just the cover is a bit different, and the heatsink has more fins.

Traditionally, we monitored temperatures using EVGA Precision (based on RivaTuner).

Gigabyte GV-R685D5-1GD

Gigabyte GV-N450OC-1GI

Gigabyte GV-N460OC-1GI

As you can see, all three coolers are equally efficient and quiet.

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