The fresh news from the computer graphics realm advice that we are not going to look fresh graphics processing unit this year as AMD and Nvidia are together looked to introduce their following top-end answers in Q1 2012. It means that if you are shopping for a quick graphics board just now, you have to select from the previous-year products founded on the Cayman and Barts or the GF110 and GF114 processors based on what graphics processing unit brand you choose.
We, on our part, prevent on trying and reviewing the most actual and exciting of such products. Now we have acquired a graphics board from MSI which looks to mix the excellent in terms of the GPU, PCB and cooling.
The R6950 Twin Frozr 3 1GD5 Power Version/OC arrives in a big eye-catching box with shimmering content and a image of its frost-extended cooler on the face side. You can learn right away that the card arrives with a 3-year warranty, has an viii-phase power system, is prepare for 3DMark 2011, etc. Its detailed specifications and system requires can be found on the back of the box. If you feel similar to acquiring still more data, you can unfold the top of the box to show detailed descriptions of every of the product's parts.
The productís accessories are exhaustive: two energy cables, a small-DisplayPort->DisplayPort adapter, DVI-I->analog adapter, CrossFireX bridge, CD with drivers and tools, installation instruction and an ad booklet.
Its face side is extended with a double-port Twin Frozr 3 cooler and its aluminum casing. Through the way, the casing creates the card longer through an additional 17 millimeters.
The casing may have been shorter, which would create the card compatible with more system cases (its PCB is just 242 millimeters long whereas the cooler creates it as long as 270 millimeters). On the other hand, we have to recognize that it expects stylish.
The R6950 Twin Frozr III One GD5 Power Version/OC is skilled with two double-link DVI-I outputs, one HDMI connector and two mini-DisplayPorts: Notwithstanding the generous option of connectors, there is sufficient place left on the card's mounting bracket for a vent grid. As we found out throughout our noise step tries, few of the hot air is indeed exhausted by that grid, but most of it is thrown out in the against direction.