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Sparkle Announces the Calibre X680/X670 Captain Graphics Cards

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Calibre, one of industry leading brands of graphics solutions, launches the latest products, Calibre X680 Captain & Calibre X670 Captain, powered by NVIDIA's TOP 28 nm Kepler engine – GK104.

Calibre Series Returns with Maximum Performance

As the flagship product line of Calibre, Captain Series brings the tremendous different from reference design by tweaking the performance and cooling system, bringing the tremendous different from reference design. Moreover, Calibre X680/ X670 Captain Series preloaded overclocking value for enthusiasts.

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As the flagship product line of Calibre, Captain Series brings the tremendous different from reference design by tweaking the performance and cooling system, bringing the tremendous different from reference design.
:confused:

Looks are good.
 
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So am i suppose to buy fans separately ? :shadedshu
 
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Gainward Phantom, anyone?
 
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I would much rather have the Accelero Xtreme with the pretty purple fans. Sparkle's Calibre line used to look awesome. I'm not a fan of the Phantom style heatsink.


So am i suppose to buy fans separately ? :shadedshu
The fans are underneath the heatsink.
 
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So am i suppose to buy fans separately ? :shadedshu
There's 3 fans underneath that heatsink, just like Gainward Phantom.
You can see the fan blades from the 3rd picture.
 

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looks like a 3 slot. fail much?
 
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Id have it. The cooler looks,...effective.
 

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I don't get it.. If your already taking up 3 slots why not make it a 4 slot and put a kick stand on it?...lol
 

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Phantom Rip-off, even the clocks aren't that impressive. I would sue if I were Gainward...
 
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i got a pair of callibre 560ti's

they both oc to 1050 on air....and they do it with only 2 6mm heatpipes.....

10k+ 3d11p not too shabby
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/2716743
so if they can make a 560ti that can out gun a 570 (let alone the 448) yeah,, ill give em the bennefit of the doubt
 
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This is what palit gets for keeping gainward out of NA.
 

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the design of the sparkle's calibre card is awesome..
if only they used the arctic cooling accelero extreme like their previously nvidia's fermi released cards (non df cards) it would be great..:ohwell:,
maybe those fans will run more quiet and do much better thermal treatment rather than arctic cooling accelero extreme, who knows..

review please :rockout:
 
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I'm not raising my eyebrows untill I see a pair of those hit 17,5k on 3DM11. I have a pair of MSI's running on 1100 on air just fine.
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/3769416
pair of which...my 560s...or the new 670s???

and 1.1ghz on air cooled 570 core....thats a damn good oc.....middle of winter??? id love to see your s.s ...color me impressed
 
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pair of which...my 560s...or the new 670s???

and 1.1ghz on air cooled 570 core....thats a damn good oc.....middle of winter??? id love to see your s.s ...color me impressed
yeah, I meant the new sparkle cards. Your 560's are very impressive as well :toast: As for my msi 670's, they are the OC power editions with the new TF4 cooler. They run faster than a gtx590 on stock voltage. :D

Here the review: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_670_Power_Edition/