MSI debuts its fastest GeForce video cards to date

MSI debuts its fastest GeForce video cards to date

MSI has announced two more GeForce GTX video cards but this time they are unusual. In a few words the two new cards are the fastest GeForce products MSI has released to date. The cards are called GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming Z and GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming Z and they are, of course, based on the latest Pascal GPU generation.

The GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming Z comes factory overclocked and features a GPU that runs at 1657 MHz (1860 MHz Turbo), while the installed 8 GB of GDDR5 memory operates at 8108 MHz. The GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming Z runs its GPU at 1771 MHz (1911 MHz Turbo), while the installed 8 GB of GDDR5X memory runs at 10108 MHz. The clock speeds alone ensure a nice performance boost compared to all reference GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 cards by NVIDIA.

The GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming Z and the GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming Z share most of the remaining tech specs. They use PCBs that have been designed by MSI and include 8+2 PWM phases and two power connectors – one 6-pin and one 8-pin. The cards also employ TwinFrozr VI coolers that include heat pipes, a massive heat sink and two 100 mm cooling fans. In the back the cards come with a special reinforcing backplate with RGB LEDs.

The GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming Z and GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming Z will become available soon. The prices of these two cards are unknown.

Source: MSI

Related posts

Radeon R7 250XE is for Japan only

Radeon R7 250XE is for Japan only

A few weeks ago some rather interesting reports of a Radeon R7 250XE video card surfaced around the world and we informed our readers of it too. The card was seen in stores, located in Japan but no official confirmation or release information came out of AMD – a fact, which is true today as...

Arctic debuts the P533 gaming headset

Arctic debuts the P533 gaming headset

Arctic has announced the P533 gaming headset, which according to the company, is a perfect fit for gamers around the world, who engage in racing games on in 3D shooters. The P533 comes with numerous features that make it a true gaming headset. The headset features soft foam ear cushions, a...

Garmin Makes Every Calorie Count with New Forerunner® 405CX

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. , the global leader in satellite navigation,announced the Forerunner 405CX – the latest in Garmin’s popular line of GPS-enabled fitness devices, adding increased accuracy in heart rate-based calorie computation and...

Leave a comment