More Gigabyte GTX 680 SOC Edition with WindForce 5X Pictures

Published: 27th Apr 2012, 14:54 GMT

More Gigabyte GTX 680 SuperOverClock WindForce 5X Pictures
As we promised, here are more detailed pictures of GTX 680 SOC Edition which was presented during Gigabyte Tech Tour 2012.

Gigabyte GTX 680 Super OverClock (GV-N680SO-2GD) is equipped with WindForce 5X cooling solution. It consists of a large copper plate, nine 6mm copper tubes, giant radiator, and five 40mm fans. This cooling solution will provide 51% better temperature dissipation in comparison to reference cooler. GTX 680 SOC is one of those cards which require three slots on motherboard.

Exact clocks speeds were not revealed yet, but Gigabyte claims it has 8.5% better performance than reference GTX 680. According to the slides from the presentation, maximum generated noise should not exceed 54 dB.

It has enhanced 8-phase PWM layout with Proadlizer solid state super capacitors and Ultra Durable VGA+ components. Gigabyte has also equipped this card with Extreme Dual BIOS solution. It also comes with updated OC Guru II overclocking software.

This card requires 6-pin and 8-pin power connectors. It requires 500W power supply. Card should be globally available in a month’s time.

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