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Zotac GeForce GTX 260² Pictured

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Dec 5, 2008.

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    D'oh, didn't notice that. Still, I wonder why it requires a larger PCB than the cards it's replacing, if it's supposed to be a smaller manufacturing process and hence, run cooler. Perhaps it's due to the additional power phase they're adding, as well as the fact that the memory chips are all clumped together on one side of the card.
     
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    Gtx 260² , i think should they call it x2 cuz the 260²= 67600 :D
     
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    Well I don't see the 260² being twice as fast as the present GTX 260, so calling it x2 doesn't make sense either :)
     
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    One thing I noticed, was that on this new board, there is no extra memory pad. So if they release a 55nm GTX280, it will have to use a completely different PCB than this as it has the extra memory on it.
     
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