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SPARKLE Introduces Calibre X250/X250G Graphics Card with Abundant OC Capability

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SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd., the professional VGA card manufacturer and supplier, today announced the Calibre X250 512MB/X250G 1GB GDDR3 Graphics Card with Calibre Dual Fly Fan and SPA Tune OC software, extending the DirectX 10 gaming performance of GeForce GTS 250 GPU to a new level, bringing vivid DX10 gaming graphics on a mainstream consumer computing platform.

Calibre X250/X250G Graphics Card features a 55nm chip process from TSMC. So It has groundbreaking speeds compared with ordinary GeForce GTS 250 graphics cards on market, the core speed is raised from 738MHz to 761MHz, the shader clock is raised from 1836MHz to 1911MHz, making it can deliver unrivaled graphics performance in the hottest games including Far Cry 2, Mirror’s Edge, and Call of Duty 5: World at War. The Calibre X250/X250G Graphics Card adopts Calibre non-reference PCB design, providing enhanced power circuitry with more phases of vGPU power circuit and vMem circuit. Also it only uses solid capacitors with lower power loss, providing more stable and longer product lifespan.

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That's actually really cool. Any information on what kind of bus the memory is running on?
 
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why are the fans on the first picture at an angle?
 
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That's actually really cool. Any information on what kind of bus the memory is running on?
256bit as it's just a rebadged 9800GTX w/ 1GB

why are the fans on the first picture at an angle?
"Besides, the cooling fans of the Calibre Fly Cooling System can be adjusted aslant 15 degree, so not only MOS circuit on the PCB can be cooled efficiently, the memory and CPU cooling efficiency can be raised too. "

edit: personally i don't think the angles do much besides take up more space =S
 
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More. names. for. the. same. cards. :banghead:

They couldn't just call them GTS250 Calibre, just like they did with their 9600GT Calibre and other cards ? They just *had* to throw in a new name into the equation.....
 

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True, if I didn't see the above posts I would have been like... Dude! was I living in a closet for a week?
 

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It's definitely a stretch to say that it delivers "unrivaled performance" or that the OC constitutes "groundbreaking speeds".


I guess it's nice given the custom PCB and fan, provided it's reasonably priced.
 
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Lol, nVidia doesn't care that people are frustrated about their renaming scheme, they'll just pound you with it until you get tired of complaining.

Pretty card too...
 

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So, how much, and would it be worth sli the 1gig mem cards.
 

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Looks like a redesign of the TT Duo Orb for the GPU
 
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Always the same with nVidia cards, the same card... some new name...grrrrrrr.

but, looks cool :D
 
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I guess you aint running them in sli?They look like a 3 slot with that angled fan.lol
 
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Cooling airflow would be better, if only you were planning to sacrifice the rest of your motherboard.