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  • Gigabyte GTX670 OC Video Card Review
  • Gigabyte GTX670 OC Video Card Review



    A little over a month ago we witnessed the birth of the next generation in gaming GPU called the GTX 680.  The response to the new GPU was overwhelmingly positive and hardware enthusiasts flocked to get one wherever they could.  Of course the new GPU was designed for gamers and proved to be the most powerful single chip you could buy.  Overclockers also enjoyed the new platform showing that with the right power delivery and cooling you could a few select GTX 680's with a 2Ghz core clock. 

    In this review we will be looking at a new video card from Gigabyte called the GV-N670OC-2GD.  This card features the new Nvidia GTX 670 Kepler based GPU and comes with a respectable factory overclock and custom Windforce cooling solution to improve overall performance.
    Graphics Processing Clusters 4
    SMXs 7
    CUDA Cores 1344
    Texture Units 112
    ROP Units 32
    Base Clock 980 MHz
    Boost Clock 1059 MHz
    Memory Clock 6008 MHz
    L2 Cache Size 512KB
    Total Video Memory 2048MB
    Memory Interface 256-bit
    Fabrication Process 28 nm
    Thermal Design Power (TDP) 170 watts

    The GTX 670 is basically a cut down version of the GTX 680 with a few less CUDA cores but features all the same technologies found in the GTX 680 including GPU Boost and single card surround gaming.