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Old 03-26-12, 07:46 AM   #11
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Arrow Re: Official GeForce GTX 680 Benchmark Thread!

Galaxy 4gb with custom PCB spotted, now this looks interesting





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Galaxy and KFA2 are working on a new GeForce GTX 680 graphics card.

The photo's show a Galaxy GTX 680 4 GB based on a non-reference design. The card comes with a factory clock at 1.10 GHz (base, boost not mentioned).

The PCB uses a 5+2 phase VRM, which draws power from 6+8 pin power connectors. The VRM appears to make use of International Rectifier-made DirectFETs. Perhaps Galaxy also went off-spec with the VRM controller, and maybe it supports a software interface.

The cooler is an in-house design by Galaxy, too. It consists of a large heat-pipe fed aluminum fin array, ventilated by two 90 mm fans. Have a peek:
http://www.guru3d.com/news/galaxy-geforce-gtx-680-4-gb/
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