NVIDIA® unified architecture with GigaThread™ technology
GigaThread is a new technology that enables thousands of independent threads to execute in parallel inside of the graphics core. This delivers extreme processing efficiency in advanced, next-generation shader programs.
True 128-bit floating point high dynamic-range (HDR)
Allows you to experience cinematic, life like environments, for an amazing graphics experience.
PCI Express 2.0
Allows 500MB a lane or up to 8 GB/s at 16x speeds - allows for full support for new PCI-E 2.0 graphics cards.
OpenGL 2.1 Optimizations and Support
Ensures top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL applications
Consists of a fan and metal heatsink.
Digital Visual Interface – Integrated - supports both digital and analog signals.
Dual Slot Design
Graphics Card takes up 2 slots on a motherboard.
On-Board Diagnostics LED Readout
Helpful for when diagnosing a problem is needed.
- by David_W @Jun 16, 2008
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e-GeForce GTX 280 SC Graphics Card
PCI Express 2.0 x16
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Minimum of a 550 Watt power supply. (Minimum recommended power supply with +12 Volt current rating of 40 Amps.)
An available 6 pin PCI-E power connector and an available 8 pin PCI-E power connector
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As for EVGA’s take on the GTX 280 with their Superclocked Edition we reviewed today, we really must say that this card continues EVGA’s history of excellence. Great customer service, a lifetime warranty and a step-up program go a long way in selling us on literally any card so as long as EVGA contin
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This card is no longer the top end and has been replaced by the GTX285. However, if you can get it for cheap[er], you can always use the step-up from eVGA to upgrade to something better within 90 days.
Make sure you use riva tuner and turn up the fans to 100, they are not loud at all. I bought two of these and I had to RMA one to EVGA ($50 shipping w/ insurance) after 4 weeks as it failed. I would still buy again. GTA IV f 120fps with one card (SLI isnt supported yet). Sick.
I love this card, it takes everything I can through at it, in some games it is not recognized in the auto detect game settings. THis card guzzels the power and runs hot. I have mine at a slight overclock and it works fine, and is around 42c at idol, the highest it has ever gone is 50c; to help out a few I am using air cooling. This card is a beast and will be worth the money for years.
Overall I'd say I've had a overwhelmingly positive response to this card. It may be bulky and time consuming to install if you have a average size case, but man is it worth the effort. I was using a Radeon 4850 prior to this and I can notice huge performance increases in all my games. I would recommend this card to pretty much anyone, but you may blow your budget nevertheless
I'd highly recommend waiting a bit to buy this card as the price will soon drop due to a new kid on the block is coming out to give you something else to consider. I have one so I will buy another as it's one of those times where you either bite the bullet or sell it and spend more for the next kid on the block that will out perform this one. There is one big problem, if you are thinking of reselling this card as some point, you may find it harder to sell because it sells with no warranty,
no way to pay or have it serviced by EVGA. They have set their warranty up so their products cannot be transferred or serviced. Great product but they want to make their money and they won't accept second owners for anything.
This review was modfied by poster @ 01-06-09 07:38 PM
EXCELLENT video quality and rendering speed. Obviously if you are looking at this card you are interested in gaming or high end video performance. I bought this to replace my 8800GTX and this card is a significant improvement. The 8800GTX couldn't quite get all settings on high and a good resolution. With this card you can literally max out the settings on any game and the highest resolutions and it basically just chugs out 30+ fps regardless. Awesome card!
This review was modfied by poster @ 01-02-09 01:50 PM
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