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Introduction On November 7, 2013 in Fremont California, Digital Storm, a boutique system builder announced they will make available NVIDIA’s new flagship graphics card, the GTX 780 Ti. It will now be available for all Digital Storm desktop systems including the award winning Aventum II and Hailstorm II and could be the ideal card for 4K gaming. The Aventum II is a system crafted without the use of plastic. This unit’s exotic nickel-plated copper piping solution was inspired by high-end automotive cooling systems. It is handcrafted, ensuring no two Aventum II’s are identical. Combined with three huge 420mm radiators, the liquid cooling system is as efficient as it is beautiful and fully capable of unlocking the maximum performance potential of bleeding edge components like the GTX 780 Ti. Computer Enthusiasts looking to satisfy their need for benchmark crushing components and bone chilling liquid cooling need look no further than the Digital Storm Hailstorm II. With space for up to four radiators (ranging from 140mm to 480mm sizes) and a quadruple GPU and dual CPU configuration, enthusiasts can achieve the ultimate level of performance and customization by combining Hailstorm II with NVIDIA’s flagship graphics card. Specifications are based on the user’s selected components for each individuals personal Build with a MSRP for the Aventum II starting at $5,839 and for the Hailstorm II at $4,233.
Introduction NVIDIA previously announced that the new GTX 780 Ti will be available November 7, 2013 at an E-tail price of $699. Purchase a GTX 780Ti/780/770 and receive a free copy of Batman: Arkham Origins, Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, plus $100 off a SHIELD purchase, as part of its Holiday Bundle . As a result of the GTX 780 Ti joining our lineup, the new suggested e-tail price for GTX 780 is $499 and GTX 770 is $329. Purchase a GTX 760/660 and the holiday bundle consists of Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, plus $50 off a SHIELD purchase. Also, today heralds the launch of GeForce Experience 1.7 and the beta release of GeForce ShadowPlay. For Fans of NVIDIA these releases would be something that will make them extremely joyful. What’s better than waking up to find a new NVIDIA GTX 780 Ti under the tree on Christmas morning? HOHOHO!
Introduction On November 6, 2013, in East Dundee, IL VisionTek announced the R9 290 graphics card. Featuring similar specifications to the R9 290X, The new R9 290 has a 947MHz clock speed, 4GB 512bit GDDR5 RAM, and over 300GB/s memory bandwidth. It can support 4K gaming with over 100 layers of effects, and compute performance that nearly exceeds 5.0 TFLOPs. With it’s $409 MSRP ($90 less than the R9 290X) and performance that exceeds the leading competitive brand’s comparable card, the estimated VisionTek R9 290 could be the best value in high performance graphics cards. It is expected to begin shipping later this month. VisionTek Radeon R9 290 specifications as follows: Specifications Memory: 4GB 512bit GDDR5 Memory Speed: up to 5.0Gb/s Base Clock Speed: up to 947MHz Stream Processors: 2560 Compute Performance: 4.9 TFLOPS CrossFire Support: Up to four GPUs with no interconnect bridge required Outputs: 2 x Dual Link DVI, 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x HDMI Cooling: Single fan 2 slot Bus Type: PCIe 3.0 3DMark Fire Strike: greater than 8000 OS Support: Windows® 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Linux
The latest in the OCZ "enthusiast" classed series is the Vector 150, which stays true to their winning formula of performance, features, and value. So it's no surprise the Barefoot 3 controller still lies at the heart of the SSD, though there have been a few improvements made in terms of longevity and durability. A move to different NAND flash highlights more of the changes. Set to retail for $240 at the price of $1/GB, it crosses into a slightly more mainstream pricing segment, while still looking to offer enthusiast-classed performance. Let's take a closer look at the OCZ Vector 150 240GB and see how the revolution continues.