File-It-Under: NVIDIA graphic cards By: D.F.Skinner!~
Isn't it how it always works out with NVIDIA,they seem to every few months unleash yet another graphic card that creates a buzz around the tech scene.The latest graphic card to create such buzz is the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760.Like some of the recent graphic cards released by NVIDIA in the past few months,the GeForce GTX 760 is constructed on the same Kepler GK104 architecture.The impressive thing about the new GeForce GTX 760 is its dirt cheap at $250 with high end graphic card ability.With high end graphic card ability comes great responsibility,does the GTX 760 have that high end graphic card ability? Lets dive right under the hood of the GTX 760 and observe some of the features within.
The GeForce GTX 760 comes stocked with 1152 CUDA cores at a base clock of 980MHz,with a boost clock of 1033MHz. There is 2GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory with memory speeds that exceeds up to 6.0GHz on a 256-bit memory bus.There is both 2GB nd 4GB frame buffer option on the GTX 760. On the connector front,the GTX features 2 x Dual-Link DVI, 1 x HDMI and 1 x DisplayPort.The form factor falls into the Dual-slot category , 2 x 6-pin power connectors, with a recommended 500 watts of power.
This is a pretty good graphic card from NVIDIA especially if you fall into the $200 consumer category,which is by the way the majority.The GeForce GTX 760 is now available at all major websites that sell computer hardware.For in depth bench marks numbers and performance reviews,head over to PC Perspective and AandTech websites where they break the graphic card down to the nuts,bolts and screws.