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Tuesday, 17 April 2007 11:44

Gigabyte announces 8x00 series

Written by Slobodan Simic

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Passive cools the cards


After PNY and ASUS announced their 8600 GTS cards, Gigabyte did the same thing, just a bit different.

 
Gigabyte announced the entire line of mid-range cards, 8500 GT, 8600 GT, and of course the 8600 GTS which we wrote about here.  Interesting thing is that all of these cards are passively cooled.

 

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Gigabyte is the first to announce 8600 GT and 8500 GT cards. The 8600 GT, or GIGABYTE GV-NX86T256D, card comes cooled with Silent Pipe II and has 256 MB of GDDR3 memory. It has dual DVI links and it is bundled with a copy of Supreme Commander, just like the 8600 GTS.

 

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As for the 8500 GT, or GIGABYTE GV-NX85T256H, it comes with 256 MB DDR2 memory. The 8500 GT is bundled with War Hammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade. 

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