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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 G1 Gaming Video Card Review

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 G1 Gaming Video Card Review Have you ever purchased a component just because it was more expensive than another because you thought you may be getting more? Sometimes that works out but other times it may not. Many of us make our purchases on impulse, word of mouth or brand. Problem …

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MSI GeForce GTX 1080 SEA HAWK EK X Video Card Launched

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 SEA HAWK EK X Video Card Launched

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 SEA HAWK EK X Video Card Launched MSI is proud to announce an expansion in the GAMING graphics card line up with the MSI GeForce® GTX 1080 SEA HAWK EK X and MSI GeForce® 1070 SEA HAWK EK X. Based on the new NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10 series, the graphic cards …

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ASUS GTX 1080 Strix Gaming 8GB Video Card Review

ASUS GTX 1080 Strix Gaming 8GB Video Card Review The ASUS STRIX GTX 1080 Gaming OC is the highest clocked GTX 1080 variant so far, running almost 2000 MHz actual clock on average, boosting up to 2050 MHz out of the box without any manual overclocking. The new cooler is not only quiet but also …

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MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Video Card Review

MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Video Card Review MSI’s GTX 1080 Gaming X is an overclocked, custom-design variant of the GTX 1080, which doesn’t throttle and comes with almost inaudible fans (in heavy gaming), and zero-noise in idle and light gaming, because the fans are switched off while the card is running cool… at techPowerUp! Related …

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MSI GTX 1080 & GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G Video Card Review

MSI GTX 1080 & GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G Video Card Review The boost clock speeds of the Pascal GPU from NVIDIA cycle the boost clock speed up or down as you hit power or temperature targets. I saw this with the Founders Edition cards and it happens on the MSI cards as well. The …

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EVGA Nvidia GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review

EVGA Nvidia GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review We are not sure the dust has settled around the latest Nvidia Pascal GPU architecture launch, not even the AMD’s new R9 480 graphics card has managed to steal the stage entirely. We remember the original GeForce 256 which replaced the Riva TNT2 and basically started …

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MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X Video Card Review

MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X Video Card Review Just imagine how great it would be to upgrade your four-year-old graphics card. You would be able to play the latest games, purchase that 4K or ultra-wide monitor and if you’re really daring you can even immerse yourself into the world of Virtual Reality. New games …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Video Card Review The best possible core clock speed/memory speed I was able to wring from this GPU was a solid 2050MHz to 2063MHz under load at the maximum reported temperatures. If I could keep the core temperature another 10 °C cooler, the card will run at 2126MHz all day long. …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition Video Card Review What we see with the GTX 1070 Founders Edition is that NVIDIA’s tried and true method of scaling the architecture up and down to meet performance targets is once again working quite nicely. The introduction of NVIDIA’s Pascal architecture built on a 16nm FinFET process has …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review The wait is finally over and the new consumer oriented Pascal cards from NVIDIA are imminent. During the public launch event that took place in Austin, Texas, earlier this month, NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced the GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070. These two cards are …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review Looking at the performance delivered by NVIDIA’s latest GPU architecture, it’s hard not to like what I see during my performance testing. There is not a single test where the results over previous generations are not significant. And significant is not an exaggeration at this point …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review The best combination of results that I was able to run all of the game tests with came in at a GPU Boost 3.0 clock speed of 2050MHz on the Pascal core. In some game tests 2076MHz to 2088MHz was perfectly stable, but not in all games. This …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 will have an MSRP of $599.00 for a starting point, NVIDIA has introduced a Founders Edition which will retail for $699.00. (I will explain briefly about the Founders Edition later in this review). The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics processor is code named …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card Review NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080 was announced recently, today we have the first review! Performance is incredible, doubling GTX 970 performance levels. Efficiency is also sky high, nearly doubling everything what we’ve seen from NVIDIA’s Maxwell architecture. Our GTX 1080 review compares 10 cards in 16 games at …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Introduced

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Introduced

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Introduced Powered by Pascal Architecture, Delivers up to 2x Performance and 3X Efficiency of GeForce GTX TITAN X NVIDIA today announced the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 — the first gaming GPU based on the company’s new Pascal™ architecture — providing up to 2x more performance in virtual reality compared …

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Zotac GTX 980 Ti AMP! Edition Video Card Review

Zotac GTX 980 Ti AMP! Edition Video Card Review This will probably be our last GTX 980 Ti review before the next generation of cards from Nvidia are released. The speculation is they will be named the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 continuing the product naming convention Nvidia have been using for quite a while …

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XFX R9 Fury Triple Dissipation Video Card Review

XFX R9 Fury Triple Dissipation Video Card Review Earlier reviews of the R9 Fury pointed out a lack of overclocking capability, especially when talking about the High Bandwidth Memory. I found that I was able to squeeze some additional clock speed headroom out of both the Fiji core and the HBM. In my testing I …

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Palit Super Jetstream GTX 980 Ti Video Card Review

Palit Super Jetstream GTX 980 Ti Video Card Review Well, times have slightly moved on and we have a good number of Nvidia cards with custom two and three fan coolers. We have even seen some decent attempts at copying the Fury X AIL Cooler for some Nvidia cards. We are going to test a …

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GIGABYTE GV-N960XTREME-4GD GTX 960 XTREME GAMING Video Card Announced

GIGABYTE GV-N960XTREME-4GD GTX 960 XTREME GAMING Video Card Announced

GIGABYTE GV-N960XTREME-4GD GTX 960 XTREME GAMING Video Card Announced Sweet spot GPU glowed with XTREME excitement for gaming GIGABYTE, the world’s leading premium gaming hardware manufacturer, today announced the release of GTX 960 XTREME GAMING graphics card – GV-N960XTREME-4GD. Designed for enthusiast gamers, this new force in the premium gaming lineup delivers class-leading performance with …

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Gigabyte GTX 980 Ti XtremeGaming 6GB Video Card Review

Gigabyte GTX 980 Ti XtremeGaming 6GB Video Card Review Gigabyte’s new GTX 980 Ti XtremeGaming is highly-overclocked, yet more affordable than other GTX 980 Ti variants. It also comes with a low-noise triple-slot, triple-fan cooling solution that stops the fans in idle and provides great temperatures… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Sapphire R9 Fury Tri-X OC 4GB …

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HIS R7 360 GREEN iCooler OC 2GB Video Card Review

HIS R7 360 GREEN iCooler OC 2GB Video Card Review HIS efforts are to be appreciated since they have succeeded to build a new design of the R7 360 video card which now does not need an extra PCI-E 6-pin power connector. In full load, the card will consume between 47 and 48W so within …

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ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Matrix 6GB Video Card Review

ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Matrix 6GB Video Card Review GTX 980 Ti Matrix is the ASUS flagship card for the company’s current GPU lineup. It is priced at $720 and comes with tons of enthusiast tuning options, a huge triple-slot cooler and a large overclock. Out of the box the card is the fastest …

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 950 Xtreme Video Card Review

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 950 Xtreme Video Card Review The Gigabyte GTX 950 Xtreme has a base clock of 1203MHz with a boost of 1405MHz versus the standard 1026 Base and 1190 Boost. Gigabyte has built a custom cooler for this card that features the WindForce cooling setup, and include Ultra Durable technology into the card …

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XFX R9 380X DD XXX OC Video Card Review

XFX R9 380X DD XXX OC Video Card Review When you look at the XFX DNA of the R9 380X DD XXX OC, it’s clear that XFX puts together an excellent product. You get constant innovation on the cooling solutions that make up the company’s Double Dissipation and Ghost 3.0 cooling systems. Splitting the shroud …

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HIS R9 380X IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB Video Card Review

HIS R9 380X IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB Video Card Review HIS together with AMD have hit one of the most looked after market segments with this card, mainstream and have filled the same place the gap between the R9 380 and the R9 390. We get 4GB of memory buffer right on the spot for …

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