ECS GeForce GTX 560
Posted by Hilbert Hagedoorn on: 05/16/2011 01:00 PM [ 0 comment(s) ]
Alright, we'll walk you through the card. Above, is the packaging design first of course. ECS did a pretty nice job with the PCB design and overall looks of the card. The PCB and cooler look rather familiar though, that's the GTX 460 design alright.
Here we have the bundle, the basics are included really like manual, 6-pin power converts and DVI toDSUB converter. Clock frequency wise the card is clocked at reference speeds, 810 MHz on the primary graphics core, and slightly above reference at 4000 MHz on the gDDR5 memory (effective data rate).
This card is made with silence in mind with that silent (single) fan cooler. The benefit as you'll learn later on is a very silent effect. The design is stylish alright, we like that. Blue colored PCB, which is roughly 9-inches in length. This card will eat up two PCI slots (dual-slot).
The GeForce GTX 560 we'll review in this article comes from ECS, out of the three products GTX 560 tested today here on Guru3D.com this one is reference clocked, has a reference design and a reference cooler. So this product will be the baseline performance product. Now that does not mean a sober product contrary, baseline performance is pretty good for the money. And next to that, we all know you'll gain the most from the less expensive products one you go and tweak them.
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