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MSI N260GTX Lightning Strikes 1.1 GHz Core Clock Speed Mark

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Add to that, the "european car" also costs ½ of the "american car" to make, yet it performs so well it can directly compete with the "american car".
 

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Add to that, the "european car" also costs ½ of the "american car" to make, yet it performs so well it can directly compete with the "american car".
Not really true, but this is all getting a bit off topic.


Do you really think this would need re-capped and re-choked? I didn't think they would have to take it that far.

I'm interested in seeing how high they can get it to run in 06 and Vantage. Anything older just doesn't do anything for me.
 
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there are quite a few HD 4890's that have past the 1.1ghz core speed(linky), but yea that GTX 260, if they had it stable it at 1.1ghz i'd bet my whole rig it would run faster than like any single gpu card on the market including GTX 285 FTW edition. Nvidia's cards benefit mucho from core overclocks compared to their memory overclocks, and that thing being pushed up that high....yea that'd smack any single gpu card in the face :). But can it run crysis :laugh: honestly i thk if it were stable it would run it plenty fine.
 
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Not really true, but this is all getting a bit off topic.
One RV770 chip costs less than ½ of what a G200b does, not even counting in NVIO (die size?). Add to that, RV770 PCB is smaller and less complex and has 2 layers less (G200b@10, RV770@8).
 
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What's with these car analogies. They're both crap. Talk about vid cards!!!!! :p
 

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One RV770 chip costs less than ½ of what a G200b does, not even counting in NVIO (die size?). Add to that, RV770 PCB is smaller and less complex and has 2 layers less (G200b@10, RV770@8).
NVIO's die looks 2.5 cm²
 
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Yes.

The reason why more is not always faster is because of the architectural differences between the two core's. Hell I'd venture to say that this 260 is faster than a 4870X2 at stock. Anyway an example would be that a GTX260 is faster than a 4870 despite the difference in clock speed 575 versus the 4870's 750mhz.

Depends on the application. I'd venture to say that you'd be wrong though. Core speed overclocks are a bit irrelevant these days, especially on higher end GPUs.
 
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NVIO's die looks 2.5 cm²
Ummmh?
NVIO is nowhere near 250mm² (2.5cm²). That would be the size of a RV770. I'd say it far less than 100mm² (<< 1.0cm²).
 

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Ummmh?
NVIO is nowhere near 250mm² (2.5cm²). That would be the size of a RV770. I'd say it far less than 100mm² (<< 1.0cm²).
lol sorry :eek:. It looks ~5 mm side. 0.25 cm²
 

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I was believing 1100mhz core speed was being achieved on the stock cooler up until the last sentence...
Did you just say Hipro and stock cooling in the same sentence? :laugh:

Depends on the application. I'd venture to say that you'd be wrong though. Core speed overclocks are a bit irrelevant these days, especially on higher end GPUs.
That must be why a 4870 and a 4890 perform almost exactly the same. I guess that a GTX285 and a GTX280 perform the same as well? Where did those framerates that I gained in Crysis when I overclocked my card today come from?
 
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Did you just say Hipro and stock cooling in the same sentence? :laugh:



That must be why a 4870 and a 4890 perform almost exactly the same. I guess that a GTX285 and a GTX280 perform the same as well? Where did those framerates that I gained in Crysis when I overclocked my card today come from?
haha i read that first sentence and was like ":wtf: is this dude serious?" then i caught on to the sarcasm :laugh:
 

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i want the cooler.
 
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1.1Ghz ,nice to see nvidia card reach this clock