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We take this slick new box through the paces

Back at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) iBuyPower showed off an intriguing design to us -- Revolt.  The system packs an eye catching case an an unsual graphics card mount that allows the card to sit somewhat flush with motherboard, which in turn allows a rather slender profile for a system with a high end GPU.

Our colleagues over at Anandtech have already done a nice writeup on overall performance of the system.  We got our hands on a Revolt unit of our own and wanted to test in a little different direction.  Tomorrow we'll share the first of our results.

We decided to run our benchmarks in the stock Windows 8 and are currently benchmarking a couple of more recent titles including Dead Space 3 and Crysis 3.  We'll post our first results tomorrow, but for now here's some pics.

Revolt case

Our system includes an Intel Corp. (INTC) i7-3770K (Ivy Bridge) and NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA) GeForce GTX 670 (Kepler)

Revolt case

The system began shipping yesterday and is available direct from iBuyPower.


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RE: Depends on price
By WeaselITB on 2/27/2013 11:22:43 AM , Rating: 2
So, because there are a small handful of cards that are faster than it, or are placed slightly differently on the price/performance curve, the 670 has somehow transformed into a "Meh" GPU? It's still one of the fastest cards currently on the market today, but I guess that's not good enough ... Perspective, please, this isn't a GT 610 that they're slapping in there.

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