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  • Death666Angel - Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - link

    The picture shows "Twin Frozr II" not "... III". And the overclock at least earns the name (no meager §% like usual). The cooler is very nice on my HD5770 Hawk. Reply
  • Andrew.a.cunningham - Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - link

    Thanks a ton for catching that - the picture was wrong, not the name. Reply
  • jontech - Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - link

    Nice Card! Reply
  • Marlin1975 - Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - link

    Good specs and performance but over priced.
    Only performs a little better than a 6950 but cost 40-50% more. Needs a good price drop.
    Reply
  • phoible_123 - Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - link

    I hate Mini HDMI ports. If you accidentally trip on the HDMI cable (which happened surprisingly often with a setup that I used to have), you will destroy the adapter. Regular-sized HDMI ports are only a little bit bigger, and can use a standard HDMI cable with no adapter. Reply
  • Taft12 - Saturday, December 03, 2011 - link

    The problem is that 2 DVI ports and a standard-sized HDMI port won't fit in an ATX back panel slot. Reply
  • mfenn - Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - link

    Gigabyte must have a Diablo II fan on its product naming team. :D Reply
  • MonkeyPaw - Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - link

    3 fans is getting pretty ridiculous, at least for a single GPU device.

    Long cards aside, it's a shame nVidia can't figure out how to name a card. I wonder how many well-intentioned people bought the wrong product due to confusion? I've even seen retailers get it wrong. I mean, when your naming scheme just involves a bunch of numbers (that always end in 0), how can you NOT do a better job with product differentiation? Even GTX 565 TI would have worked!
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  • ravisurdhar - Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - link

    Very nice roundup! I'd love to see this every time a new GPU is launched! Reply
  • piroroadkill - Thursday, December 01, 2011 - link

    The overclock from stock is immense. You basically you wouldn't have to consider overclocking, it's already done for you.

    That said, I have an MSI Twin Frozr III... Radeon 6950. Unlocked to 1536 shaders. So I'm happy with MSI cards right now!
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  • amrs - Thursday, December 01, 2011 - link

    Are the MSI clocks correct? Another site has a review up and they say it comes with 750 / 975 MHz, not 880 / 1002. Well, they did achieve stable overclocking to 950 / 1130... Reply
  • piroroadkill - Thursday, December 01, 2011 - link

    Actually, yeah, I'm doubting it now. Because it is wrong.

    N560GTX-448 Twin Frozr III Power Edition
    http://www.msi.com/product/vga/N560GTX-448-Twin-Fr...
    732/3800

    N560GTX-448 Twin Frozr III Power Edition/OC:
    http://www.msi.com/product/vga/N560GTX-448-Twin-Fr...
    750/3900
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  • Andrew.a.cunningham - Thursday, December 01, 2011 - link

    Jesus. You're right - these product pages didn't exist yesterday, and the info I got was wrong. I'll be fixing this ASAP; there's also an ASUS card I'll add to the roundup. Reply
  • Andrew.a.cunningham - Thursday, December 01, 2011 - link

    All fixed up.

    I think some of this confusion really speaks to why I want to do this - these manufacturers' sites are often confusing to navigate and offer up varying levels of information. Several of these cards have no clock speeds or physical measurements listed on Newegg (and the Amazon listings are even worse for this sort of thing). The more (correct) info we can gather into one place, the better.
    Reply
  • Marlin1975 - Thursday, December 01, 2011 - link

    Shader clock also needs to be changed on the MSI.

    1760 MHz
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  • Taft12 - Saturday, December 03, 2011 - link

    Andrew, this is a great service you've done for us hardware nuts, I'd love it if you'd continue to do one of these each time a new GPU comes to market!

    Many thanks!
    Reply
  • Andrew.a.cunningham - Sunday, December 04, 2011 - link

    Thanks! That's the plan! :-) Reply
  • Johnmcl7 - Sunday, December 04, 2011 - link

    I'm perhaps reading this incorrectly but it didn't seem to make sense to me:

    "Gigabyte's card, the second most expensive of this bunch"

    "MSI's card, tied with Zotac's offering for second-most expensive,"

    "It ties with the MSI card for second-most expensive "

    Surely the Gigabyte is then also tied for second most expensive or is that an error?

    John
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  • Andrew.a.cunningham - Monday, December 05, 2011 - link

    The ASUS card was added a day after the rest of them and messed up most of my comparative statements re: pricing. Fixed now. Reply

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