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Sparkle Calibre P980X+ GeForce 9800 GTX+ Video Card Announced

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    Taiwan's SPARKLE Computer announced availability of its new Calibre P980X+ graphics card, a highly customized GeForce 9800 GTX+ VGA. The Calibre P980X+ uses a 55nm version of the G92 GPU from NVIDIA, with raised core and shader clocks to 761MHz (738MHz) and 1911MHz (1836MHz stock) respectively. There's a 512MB of GDDR3 memory onboard, working at 1161MHz. Calibre customizes the card with the company's Dual Fly Fan System that consists of a copper base, two massive heat-pipes and two cooling fans situated at an angle. The Calibre P980X+ is also bundled with an overclocking software called SPA Tune. It will let users to choose between three modes of operation: Overclocking mode (OC), standard mode (STD) and green mode (GRN). There's no need to describe each one, their names are pretty self-explanatory. Each mode changes the card's clock speeds and fan rotation speed. At last, there's the back of the card where a HDMI, VGA D-sub and a DVI connector are lockated. Currently, there is no information on the availability and pricing of the card.

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  2. wolf2009 Guest

    what a strange cooler , but card and tools look good
     
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    I'm sure it works good.. But that ugly thing looks like it takes up 3 slots.
     
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    woo...another 9800. (Twirls finger)
     
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    Why would they angle the cooler like that. Almost seems like they didn't want get sued by looking too much like DuOrb.
     
  6. mlee49

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    Sparkle has always experimented with it's cooling options so this is just another step forward for Sparkle.

    Anyone remember the 8800GTX w/TEC cooler?? Its great to see independent manufactures to take a step out from the norm and show some risk with the cooling options.
     
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    Bend a DuOrb and Sparkle will sue Thermaltake :p
    I don't really like it, I can't imagine how much of a difference would that cooler tilt do...
     
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    The cooler's angle is adjustable, so it's actually a pretty good solution. This is the perfect 9800 GTX+ for me. :rockout:
     
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    Is that a bent duo orb? :D
     
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    nice cooler , and seems come with good performance with this design
     

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