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Mar
10
2014

Today in Tech - GTX 780 Ti overclock record, X99 Intel chipset leaked and NVIDIA driver update

Today in Tech - GTX 780 Ti verclock record, X99 Intel chipset leaked and NVIDIA driver update

GALAXY beats 3DMark world record with GTX 780 Ti HoF

GALAXY has just revealed its 3DMark score for its Hall of Fame edition GTX 780 Ti. With a score of 8479, the HoF 780 Ti from GALAXY beat out the EVGA GTX 780 Ti K|NGP|N card by 40 points. Most likely done with LN2, the GALAXY HoF 780 Ti was overclocked to 1,866 MHz on an ASUS Rampage IV Black motherboard.

Unlike most graphics cards, the HoF cards from GALAXY are known for their unique white PCBs. For power, the card is going to require dual 8-pin PCIE and a single 6-pin PCIE connector. No release date has been set but it looks like EVGA might have some catching up to do.

NVIDIA releases GeForce 335.23 WHQL drivers

NVIDIA has just released it's latest WHQL drivers for GeForce graphics card. With the latest drivers, you can expect:
Performance
Enhanced GPU clock offset options for GeForce GTX 750Ti / GTX 750

SLI Technology
Diablo III – updated DX9 profile
Bound by Flame – updated profile
DOTA 2 – updated profile
Need for Speed Rivals – updated DX11 profile
Watch Dogs – updated profile

Gaming Technology
Supports GeForce ShadowPlay™ technology
Supports GeForce ShadowPlay™ Twitch Streaming
SHIELD
Supports NVIDIA GameStream™ technology

3D Vision
Titanfall – rated “Good”
Thief – rating now “Good”
Call of Duty: Ghosts – in-depth laser sight added

Intel X99 'Wellsburg' details leaked

Details for Intel's upcoming X99 'Wellsburg' chipset have leaked and the specs look promising. WCCFTech reports that the new chipset will have native support for DDR4 memory and will use the LGA 2011-3 socket. X99 is also going to have support for native 14 USB ports and 10 SATA ports. Overall, X99 is looking to be a promising update from the now dated X79 platform.

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