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EVGA announces EVGA e-GeForce 8800 GTX BlackPearl with Water Cooling

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Munich, Germany - January 19, 2007 – EVGA, a leading provider of performance computing hardware, today announced the release of their EVGA e-GeForce 8800 GTX “BlackPeral” (P/N: 768-P2-E838-AR) NVIDIA® technology-based 3D processor card. The new EVGA e-GeForce 8800 GTX “BlackPeral”, in addition to EVGA's water cooling, is spec'd at an amaz-ing 626 MHz core clock with 2.0 GHz memory clock. The new graphics card will be avail-able at online retailers at a suggested retail price of € 799.



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hrm...how is 625mhz amazing? my x1800xt is stock 625 core. i must be missing something.
 

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looks very nice. anyway, thats a good high clock speed for an 8800gtx
 

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I think the amazing thing is the included "Water block" . Other than that, they are trying to beef it up to make it worth a look. I hate companies that do this.
 
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Whose waterblock are they using?
 

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hrm...how is 625mhz amazing? my x1800xt is stock 625 core. i must be missing something.
Because this is an 8800gtx and you have an x1800xt. Those P4extreme whatever chips clock up to 4ghz, does that mean the Core2's at 2.4 ghz are slower? :banghead:
 

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I wonder if the 625mhz they are talking about, refers to the shader speed or whatever it is called.
 

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Why does it still take up two slots?
 

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Why does it still take up two slots?
Because they need the space for the Water Cooling I believe, just incase anyone tries to clog up the area - correct me if i'm wrong though :toast:

But besides that, It looks like a bad ass card.. eVGA has to be one of the kings of design, their boards and their cards look amazing, you can only hope they live up to the expectations of the 8800 series.