Gigabyte presents high performance WindForce 3X cooler

Gigabyte presents high performance WindForce 3X cooler

Gigabyte’s WindForce VGA coolers are known for their cooling capacity and performance but there’s always room for improvement. That’s why the acclaimed Taiwanese company has presented the latest WindForce 3X VGA cooler, which is destined to reach new performance heights.

The new WindForce 3X occupies three slots in a PC case and has a massive aluminum heat sink, copper heat pipes that have direct contact with the GPU underneath and three low noise 100 mm cooling fans. The cooler also has two operating modes – the first mode is the so-called “active” mode when the fans operate at full speed but there’s also a “passive” mode when the fans are turned off – it occurs when the GPU temperature is less than 65 degrees Celsius. The passive mode also makes the WindForce 3X cooler completely noiseless. The WindForce 3X is so powerful that Gigabyte claims the cooler can dissipate 600W of heat with no problems.

The first video card to feature the new WindForce 3X cooler is the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gaming G1 (GV-N98TG1 GAMING-6GD). As you can see the card is based on the just announced GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card and features two DVI ports, three DisplayPort 1.2 and one HDMI ports.

The price of the WindForce 3X VGA cooler is unknown.

Source: Gigabyte

Related posts

Super Flower offers 1600W PSUs in Europe

Super Flower offers 1600W PSUs in Europe

Having a PC with premium hardware inside is always a nice thing but exotic motherboards, the latest video cards, tons of memory and spacious hard drives are simply not enough – you need a high-end power supply unit too that will be able to feed all this expensive hardware with electricity that...

Scythe will offer Grand Kama Cross 2 universal CPU cooler

The Japanese CPU cooler maker Scythe will soon be ready with another universal processor cooler – the Grand Kama Cross 2 (codenamed SCKC-3000) that will succeed the original Grand Kama Cross. The newcomer will be based on the original Grand Kama Cross design and will be...

MediaTek plans more Helio chips

MediaTek plans more Helio chips

Up until recently the brand name MediaTek was associated with cheap smartphone processors. The launch of the Helio X10 chip, which was designed to compete with powerful chips from Qualcomm, and more importantly its success, has had positive consequences for MediaTek, though – the company now...

Leave a comment