Latest News Latest Videos. Tests and Setup 3. Extreme Conditions” retail game! Interestingly, XFX did tell me that these new coolers should be on the GT MB cards when you read this as well — though we can’t be sure when the stock of the original coolers will run out exactly. Latest News Latest Videos. Specifications – Retail Package.

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Getting to that new heatsink and cooler, we see the original GT MB card here sitting above the new MB model. More-over it has MB of on-board memory with bits of bandwidth. Extreme Conditions” retail game!

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This shot shows the two fans in a little more detail with the MB model on the right hand side. Is Topre Realforce the Realthing? There is only missing piece on the PCB from previous GPU designs — notice the silver “blank” area below the left most memory chip. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done.

Temperature Changes This change is all for nothing if it doesn’t result in actually temperature changes though, so let’s see how our results fare: Home Reviews News Forums. We will find out today in this review The power connector on the GT is located in the same spot as you’d expect long the back right corner of the PCB and is just barely exposed by the heatsink cover.


This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Also included in this version of the GT is a full copy of THQ’s Company of Heroes, along with the standard installation instructions and manual and a door hanger to let everyone know you’re This indicates the larger heatsink and wider fan for more air circulation.

Notice the larger fan for more air intake. A 30C drop is impressive and should allow for higher overclocking and just a more reliable gaming experience. For Nvidia the year was rather successful with the introduction of many new series and various models, covering all range of users, from the typical one to the enthusiast. The GT card is a single slot cooler design that is actually very sleek looking and doesn’t feel cheap at all. It is named the “Alpha Dog Edition” which would imply to me something other than stock 8800ft speeds and extras — but that’s what we have here.

Latest News Latest Videos. Those figures sound very good to my ears. Opening the retail box unveils its contents, everything is well organized.


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Tests and Setup 3. Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony. Testbed DirectX9, DirectX10 4. Finally, the other change in the new cooler is in terms of thickness: The rear of the card is pretty empty with just the screws used for holding on the heatsink and fan.

XFX GeForce GT MB Graphics Card Review | XFX GT MB Alpha Dog Edition

In other words, you can expect a performance loss with the lower priced GTX. Alppha to the generic solution, it has a small advantage, but not much, at least according to our taste The graphics card is 23cm in length so be careful, there might be some issues with crammed cases.

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