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Sunday, April 29, 2012

NEWS | NVIDIA Unveils GeForce GTX 690 | Dual Graphics Card

NEWS, NVIDIA, Unveils, GeForce GTX 690, Dual Graphics Card, 28nm Kepler GPUs, May 3, review, wallpaper, photo, leaks, press, test

NVIDIA unleashed GeForce GTX 690 at  Shanghai Game Festival. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690, packs two 28nm Kepler GPUs, Trumping the recently released GTX 680 as the "worlds fastest graphics card," it`s also loaded with a 3,072 Cuda cores. The outer frame is made from trivalent chromium-plated aluminum, while you'll find thixomolded magnesium alloy around the fan for vibration reduction and added cooling. Aiding in cooling even further, the unit also sports a dual vapor chamber and center-mounted fan. It's cost id for $1,000, sales start from May 3rd.

Two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 can run together in SLI as an effective quad-core card. With that said, NVIDIA claims that a single 690 runs 4dB quieter and handles about twice the framerate as a duo of GTX 680s in SLI . NVIDIA says, it runs Crysis -- 2 Ultra to be exact -- at 57.8fps. Lets wait for some reviews soon. Going to get this one.

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