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MSI GeForce GTX 770 Twin Frozr Gaming OC Edition Video Card Review

NVIDIA’s GeForce 700 series of cards are made up of the GTX 760, GTX 770 and GTX 780. The GTX 770 is actually based on the same GPU as the GeForce GTX 680. It makes use of the 28nm GK104 chip. This chip features 8 streaming multiprocessors (SMX units), 1536 stream processors, 1218 texture units and 32 ROPs. The GTX 770 is clocked a little higher than the GTX 680 with a 1049 MHz core clock and a boost clock of 1085 MHz. The memory is also higher at 7010 MHz (effective). With these improvements and since many companies are already used to working with the GK104 chip this should make for better performance and a more powerful card. Today we are taking a look at a GTX 770 from MSI. It is their GTX 770 Twin Frozr Gaming OC Edition which features MSI’s own Twin Frozr IV cooling solution, Military Class III components and 3 different operating modes (silent, gaming & OC). Read on to see if this is the GTX 770 for you.

Specifications
Graphics Engine: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
Interface: PCI Express x16 3.0
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Size(MB): 2048
Memory Interface: 256 bits
Core Clock Speed(MHz):
– 1137MHz Core (Boost Clock:1198MHz) (OC mode)
– 1085MHz Core (Boost Clock:1137MHz) (Gaming mode)
– 1046MHz Core (Boost Clock:1085MHz) (Silent mode)
Memory Clock Speed(MHz): 7010
DVI Output: 2 (Dual-link DVI-I x 1, Dual-link DVI-D x 1)
HDMI-Output: 1 (version 1.4a)
DisplayPort: 1 (version 1.2)
HDCP Support: Y
HDMI Support: Y
Dual-link DVI: Y
Display Output (Max Resolution): 2560×1600
RAMDACs: 400
DirectX Version Support: 11.1 API (feature level 11_0)
OpenGL Version Support: 4.3
SLI Support: Y
Card Dimension(mm): 260x126x38 mm

Packing
Since we actually pulled this card out of the CyberPowerPC Gamer Xtreme 4200 system to review for you guys we do not have a retail box or anything like that. We do know that the card ships with a users guide, DVI to VGA adapter, two 8pin to 6pin PCI-Express power adapters, driver CD and a Military Class III certificate of quality.

MSI GeForce GTX 770 Twin Frozr Gaming OC Edition Video Card

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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