OCZ Reenters Graphics Market
Anh Tuan Huynh
December 28, 2006 3:23 PM
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...with OCZ GeForce 8800 GTX
OCZ Technology has
the graphics card market with its latest OCZ 8800 GTX. The new OCZ 8800 GTX arrives clocked at the stock 575 MHz core and 1800 MHz memory speeds. It’s equipped with 768MB of GDDR3 memory on a 384-bit memory interface. While the initial specifications sound like a run-of-the-mill GeForce 8800 GTX based card OCZ Technology has a few tricks up their sleeves.
Each OCZ 8800 GTX is equipped with premium GDDR3 memory. The memory is also additionally screened to give users greater overclocking headroom. OCZ Technology doesn’t mention how high the cards can overclock.
Nevertheless, OCZ Technology VP of Marketing and Communications, Alex Mei claims "By providing the best components, then hand screening them we can ensure the best hardware platform in which tweakers can start overclocking. This allows high end consumers to overclock to fit thier unqiue personal requirements."
Expect the OCZ 8800 GTX to hit the usual retailers tomorrow. Pricing is expected to be a little higher than competing GeForce 8800 GTX based cards.
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RE: Looks like a nice card but..
12/29/2006 1:39:22 AM
How will you go about "hand screening" ... If you are pushing a lot of supply, there is no way you can hand screen these cards. That would involve setting up workstations to test these cards in and the man hours to test the cards capable limits would cost a lot of money.
I've been around the, "Hand Testing" tag before. It's impossible to do such a thing in mass quantities.
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