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Sparkle Announces GeForce GTX 285 Plus Accelerator


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Sparkle Computer today announced its custom-designed GeForce GTX 285 accelerator, boasting of better cooling efficiency and factory overclocked parameters. Sitting atop a blue custom-designed PCB is an Arctic Cooling Accelero Xtreme GTX cooler, which also makes use of the company's MX-2 thermal interface material. The fan blades are purple-coloured, a slight hint of customization for the cooler that is fast turning out to be an industry favourite for GeForce GTX 200 series accelerators.

Apart from the cooler, the card features higher clock speeds over the reference NVIDIA speeds: 666/1512/2520 MHz (core/shader/memory). The rest of its specs sheet looks fairly standard for the GTX 285: 240 shader processors, 1 GB of memory across a 512-bit wide GDDR3 memory interface, support for 3-way SLI, CUDA and PhysX.

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F*** yeah, purple!
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"Sparkle GeForce GTX 285 Plus" now for men who like purple:roll: im pretty sure they are NOT into tech:roll:


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w0w purple odd color to use though and 666 core is just :rockout:


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With a clock speed of 666, you'd think they would have chosen red :x
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Nice purple :)

I would LOVE to make a white case with purple fans an lights, that would look AWESOME.

white motherboard + white GPU would look nice as well.
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Nice card Sparkle. Kinda Surprised this didn't make the Calibre Lineup.
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overclocked card + great and nice purple cooler = awesome GTX 285


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I Still think that cooler is awesome. Cannot wait for a review.