Gigabyte debuts new GeForce 8800 GT cards

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 22 2008 @ 03:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Gigabyte unveiled new 8800 GT graphics cards with Voltage Gear Overdrive, Gamer HUD, four-phase PWM and a new cooler.
We have reported Gamer HUD before. In those time we think other brand’s 8800GT flashed with Gigabyte’s bios can also use the applications. But now Gigabyte adds a power control chip on the card and it made our idea become impossible.

The chip is called “Voltage Gear Overdrive”. With the chip and the software Gamer HUD, users can adjusting the GPU voltage for 3D gaming, or save some powers from the electtricty intensive 8800GT.

Gamer HUD comprises 3 parts:
1. eXtreme: raise GPU voltage.
2. Dynamic power saving: save power when user don’t run 3D applications.
3. Ultra Durable 2: let GAMER HUD can work under more stable environment.

More details and pictures at Expreview.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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