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Sparkle Announces Calibre GTX 480 Graphics Card with Custom Cooling Solution

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SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd., the professional VGA card manufacturer and supplier, today proudly announced the Calibre X480 graphics card, equipped with the Accelero Xtreme Cooling Solution from Arctic Cooling, providing the world's fastest DX11 performance to gamers unbeatable cooling effects.

The Calibre X480 Graphics Card brings a host of the next generation of gaming architecture GF100--including tessellation, Direct Compute and all other DirectX 11 hardware features. GF100 architecture is specifically designed to support next generation gaming effects such as ray tracing, order-independent transparency, and fluid simulations. By using GF100 architecture, the Calibre X480 Graphics Card gets a tremendous boost in DX11 game performance and image quality, and brings film-like game characters and objects to users. GF100 architecture also enhances PhysX simulations with tremendous speed upgrade. In addition, GPU computing now can be put in practice in latest DX11 games for improve DX11 gaming efficiency.

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Cool, I would say cool, now ACCELERO XT will release for 480, but from the looks of the issues with the 5970 i will stay away from AFMKT cooling. At least self installed and not brand bought :ohwell:
 
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I knew the Calibre lineup would return strong! Way to go Sparkle!!!!
 

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arguably the best cooler a GTX480 could come with, bar the triple slot's you'll loose.

If I were to do 480 SLI, it would be with two of these.
 
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You know its bad when it takes that to cool it. But I like the colors, triple purple nurple.
 
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Why did it take sooo long for anyone to do this?
 
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it's 2 or 3 slots
 
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I wish somone would invent a cooler wich blows the air out the case and not just onto the gpu *sigh*
 

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always loved sparkles designs
 

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Purple rain,purple rain. :D
 

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3 slots like all Accelero Extremes.

And for the 5970 Accelero issue, it came with overtightening the original screws/back brace.
 
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no need for watercooling WHOA !
 
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3 way sli

makes sli trying to use SLI, useless though in many ways.
 
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Honestly if you have the need and money to go Tri-SLI w/ a GTX 480 you should just invest in water cooling.
 
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I got excited for a second until I realized it was another fukin triple slot cooler:cry:
 

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H20 is the only way to go:)
 

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Triple slot? Gah! Damn you GF100 and your high TDP needing really big coolers which will irritate people doing SLI.
 
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I would rather this ...
 
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