Tuesday, October 9th 2012
MSI launched its GeForce GTX 650 Ti graphics card lineup, which includes the factory-overclocked GTX 650 Ti Power Edition. The card sees the comeback of MSI's iconic Cyclone II cooler design, which has been the company's workhorse cooler for performance-segment graphics cards. The GTX 650 Ti Power Edition features factory-overclocked speeds of 993 MHz core and 5.40 GHz memory (against NVIDIA reference speeds of 925/5400 MHz). It features an custom design PCB with 4+2 phase VRM. MSI could charge a relatively small $15 premium over the $150 baseline for its GTX 650 Ti Power Edition. Based on the 28 nm GK106 silicon, the GeForce GTX 650 Ti packs 768 CUDA cores, 64 TMUs, 16 ROPs, and a 128-bit wide memory interface.