GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Mini-ITX OC 4GB Edition
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Architecture
Maxwell GM204-200-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
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Texture Rate
126 GTexel/s
ROPs
56
Pixel Rate
68 GPixel/s
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Direct X
DX 12.1
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5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
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Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1753 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
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Memory Bandwidth
224.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1792KB
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2
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1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1076 MHz
Boost Clock
1216 MHz
Power
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150 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
None
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2560 x 1440
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GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Mini-ITX OC 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 970 Gigabyte Mini-ITX OC 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's high-end GeForce GTX 970 4GB created by Gigabyte. It features a new Cooling Solution and overclocking out of the box. Read below to know more.


Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit now runs at 1076MHz, instead of 1051MHz. Boost Clock is now of 1216MHz, instead of 1178MHz. The Operating Memory was left untouched.


Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Gigabyte's Single Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 970 4GB.


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38fanda's Rig
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how much of a bottleneck would it be if i paired the w3580 with this gpu?

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aditrex's Rig
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Maybi just small one in cpu tensive games

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how about crysis 3

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no bottleneck, although the cpu got hot… WELL it's a workstation, it can HANDLE IT i hope

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will my psu Chieftec CTG-500-80P handle this gpu ??? :)

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if you won't oc it. but even i am oc'ing it by 10% with a 525W psu and it's fine!

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would this run with my specs (Thermaltake Litepower 500W OEM psu if not listed)?

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Yes i believe that the recommended power supply for this card is 400W to 500W

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Yep, on Gigabyte's site they recommend a 400w PSU. http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5252#sp

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I've a 500 watts PSU. Do I need a stronger one for this card?

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Late reply, but it should be fine as long as you don't change the voltage if you OC the card.

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ouch its an epic upgrade from my card…and very low power consumption 150watts this small card ;) i hope my BQ E9 400Watts its enough :D but very expensive 350 € in my country >_>

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Your psu have no problem running gtx970 together with fx-6300

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hey ho ,thx for reply. hords of referenz needs 1 x 6 pin and 1 x 8 pin. i can change power targets on my choice ;) Power Targets :
http://cryptomining-blog.com/3757-how-to-raise-the-power-target-limit-on-geforce-gtx-970-and-gtx-980

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i have this card, with i5-4440 - 3,1GHz and 8GB ram, but i wanna upgrade to i7-4790k, it will be good or unnecessary to buy?

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I say its unnecessary if you take performance increase, price and time into account

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Could I upgrade to this?

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for sure upgrade it immediately coz evga gtx 970 is harm for your pc even for your health

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you already have a gtx 970, unless you want to SLI, then sure thing go for it, but if you want to have only one GPU, have the same GPU as this one, just different cooler and longer PCB.

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It seems to run fine, I know someone that runs a similar setup on a 350 PSU. and it's still going strong to this day haha

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Is Corsair VS450 psu suitable for 970 Mini ITC and i7 3770k?

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off course it is mate, but i would not recommend to overclock the GPU and CPU

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Just wondering if this GPU doesn't use any power connectors!?

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yes , molex 8 pin power this gpu

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Oh then Corsair VS450 has only 2x6 pin pci-e connectors!! No 8 pin..

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u can buy it

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Hi, im thinking of getting this card for a future build can anyone recommend a psu? Thanks.

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I think any good brand name 500w power supply will be good enough.

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ok thanks. :)

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I have this card. She has one 8pin power connector not 2x6pin.

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yep, i have this card too, i use it with 6+2 pin power connertor. it has 1x8pin connector.

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