It looks like AMD is getting its add-in-board (AIB) graphics partners to launch cost-effective variants of its Radeon R9 290 graphics card with 4GB of memory instead of the 8GB that is standard. This could put pressure on NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 970 and the product stack below it.
Palit is coming into the GTX 960 4GB party a little late, but they have just announced their first GTX 960 with double the standard memory amount. The Palit GeForce GTX 960 JetStream 4GB features Palit’s red cooler that we have seen on their Super JetStream GTX 960 card.
Looks like Zotac is showing up to the GTX 960 4 GB party with not one but two different graphics cards. The first card is their normal GTX 960 4 GB model (ZT-90308-10M), which does feature a minor overclock of 1177 MHz core with 1240 MHz boost (vs. reference clocks of 1126/1178 MHz).
The EVGA GeForce GTX 960 delivers incredible performance, power efficiency, and gaming technologies that only NVIDIA Maxwell technology can offer. This is the perfect upgrade, offering 60% faster performance and twice the power efficiency of previous-generation cards.
Gigabyte has just announced their premium GeForce GTX 760-based graphics card, which is the GV-N760OC-4GB or as most people will call it the GeForce GTX 760 4GB WindForce OC. The card comes with 4GB of GDDR5 memory and has a factory overclock of 1085 MHz core and 1150 MHz boost. The card also makes use of Gigabyte’s new WindForce 450W cooling solution that we have seen on many new Gigabyte GeForce 700 series parts.
Getting put through its paces today is the Inno3d iChiLL Black Edition GTX 680, with 4GB of GDDR5 memory. It is factory overclocked to 1120 Mhz, and has an aftermarket hybrid liquid / air cooler attached. The cooler itself is manufactured by Asetek, branded by Arctic, and then partnered with the inno3d card. Claiming to be virtually silent whilst many times more efficient than the reference cooler. If all goes well this card should be quite the performer. Follow us through the review as we benchmark, overclock, and generally beat the card into submission to reach our conclusion.
Our friends over at Kingston have just sent us a 4GB kit of their Limited Edition HyperX DDR3-1600 low latency memory (KHX1600C7D3X1K2/4GX). These modules are primarily being sold overseas (Russia/Eastern Europe). They run at 1600MHz and have a CAS latency of 7 with timings of 7-8-7-20 at 1.65V. Being that this kit only runs at 1600MHz and has low timings this should leave a lot of headroom for overclocking. Read on and see how far we can push these modules.
It really has been quite some time since we have looked at memory from Kingston. Since that time Kingston has not only changed the design of their heatspreaders, but also launched their new Genesis HyperX memory as well. Today we are going to be unboxing 2 different memory kits, the HyperX Limited Edition (KHX1600C7D3X1K2/4GX) and the HyperX Genesis (KHX1600C9D3X2K2/8GX). We just want to show you the difference in the 2 memory kits and the Genesis memory up close. Read on to check out our Unboxing video!
We’ve all seen different branded kits of memory, from memory that has the strangest heatsink design to SLI-ready memory. But what a lot of people haven’t really encountered before is AMD Ready memory. Today we’ll be looking at one of the few AMD Black Edition Ready Memory Kits, which work great with an AMD based system. Read on further to find out what unique AMD only software we used to help us along with the review.
We have seen so many different Speeds of DDR3 ram on the market, ranging anywhere from 1066 Mhz to 2400 Mhz. The mid range ram used by most people is the DDR3 1600 Mhz. Crucial graced us with their new and upcoming ram and having seen the speeds of the ram we previously tested, we were eager to see what we could achieve. This new 4GB DDR3 kit features Crucial’s new Ballisitx heatspreaders and onboard temperature sensors and monitoring software, let’s take a look…