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Gainward Intros GeForce GTX 470 Golden Sample

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  1. btarunr

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    Gainward released a new custom-design GeForce GTX 470 graphics card, which is based on the Gainward GTX 470 GOOD Edition that was launched a month ago, replicated as Palit GTX 470 Dual-Fan. The factory-overclocked model is designated with the Golden Sample (GS) identifier. It packs clock speeds of 650/1301/850(3400) MHz (core/shader/memory), against reference speeds of 607/1215/837(3348) MHz.

    As with the GOOD Edition design, it features a slightly longer PCB at 10.5 inches, custom dual-fan GPU cooler, and display outputs which include two DVI-D, and one each of HDMI and DisplayPort (though only two displays can be connected at a time). The DirectX 11 compliant GeForce GTX 470 packs 448 CUDA cores, and 1280 MB of GDDR5 memory across a 320-bit wide memory interface. It is expected to be priced at a slight premium of the GOOD Edition.

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    Source: TechConnect Magazine
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    Golden better than GOOD? :laugh:
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    still not good enough, i'm waitin on the platinum edition.
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    PFT Platinum... im waiting for Diamond series !



    does this card feature software volt modding?
  5. bebbee New Member

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    my GTS 250 is still better.
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    If it looks like Palit, smells like Palit, then it is Palit. :D
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    :nutkick: :roll::roll::roll::roll::roll::roll::roll::roll: :roll::roll::roll::roll::roll:

    Thanks for that wonderful post. Laughed my ass off after a long time.

    OT : The design of the card looks cool.
  8. mlee49

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    No, no its not. This card probably runs cooler than any stock 470 and quieter.
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    thank yee gainward for showing us with blessings
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    Gainward marketing couldn't have said it better themselves.. :roll:
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    The name sounds like an insult to nvidia LOL. "Your design sucks so bad we had to make a GOOD one."
    Last edited: May 30, 2010
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    Finally some more innovation, I remember when the first 4870 came out it ran pretty hot, I wonder how many people bashed ATI? At least some companies are innovating on Nvidia's fail reference cooler.
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    Not entirely sure why you guys are laughing. Gainward's Golden Sample cards have usually been terrific overclockers. It's a shame they're so hard to find them here in the 'states.
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    Sigh* Die hards.... rolls eyes*

    I agree Gainwald cards are usually solid overclockers, I want to see some reviews in SLI with these.
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    I think it's about Gainward's use of mystical terminology.

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