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GALAXY Prepares Custom GeForce GTX 285 with 2 GB Memory

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  1. malware New Member

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    NVIDIA graphics partner GALAXY Microsystems is in preparation of a new custom designed GeForce GTX 285 video card with 2 GB of onboard GDDR3 (0.8ns) memory. The tricked out card will feature Arctic Cooling's Accelero EXTREME triple fan heatsink and stock clock speeds that can be changed at any time - 648 MHz core/ 1476 MHz shader/ 2484 MHz memory. The card comes with a digital PWM design whereas the reference design comes with 6 phase analog power. Two BIOS chips are also presented on the blue PCB of the card. It is also compatible with GALAXY's Xtreme Tuner Utility software, that allows users to manipulate things like BIOS recovery, fan speed, and clock settings.

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    Source: VR-Zone
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    Ohh nice. I'd buy that.
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    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    nice. very nice, 2 in SLi with some overclocking might last .......
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    when will nvidia start using gddr5 or do they plan on using gddr3 for the next 3 years?
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    Comes with aftermarket coolers nice! at least the person who buys this card won't have to pay extra fr a new heatsink!!
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Their next GPU core GT300 is expected to bring GDDR5 support. In their current cards, it isn't needed.
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    If it isn't needed now then they might not even use it in the future. Nvidia is known to be improving existing tech rather than jumping into new one. Not only that they rather sticking with a cheaper tech and charges premium for it like GDDR3.
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    If that is so, I wonder just how fast the current nvidia cards would be if they are using GDDR5?
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Probably not all that much faster, memory bandwidth isn't really an issue with the current cards. The 512-bit bus makes sure of that.
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    Anyone know when/where this will be available?
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    By the time you can buy it, it'll be EOL anyways.
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    LOLz Every company is using this cooler!
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    well i really want this card, where can i get it??!?!?

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