Gigabyte Unveils 75W GTX 950 Model with 2GB GDDR5 Memory
While the release of Nvidia’s next gen Pascal architecture is just around the corner, AIBs are still pushing new Maxwell based graphics. Over the course of the last month or so, MSI, Asus, EVGA have all launched their GTX 950 variants that require no additional PCIe power connectors, as they consume a maximum of 75W power.
Latest to join the party is Gigabyte which has quietly come out with its own version of 75W GTX 950. Known as Gigabyte GV-N950D5-2GD, the graphics card is based on the Nvidia GM206 GPU which features 768 stream processors, 48 texture units, 32 ROPs, and a 128-bit memory interface.
The chip maker has somehow, managed to reduce the GPU power consumption from 90W to 75W while still providing full GeForce GTX 950 performance.
The new Gigabyte GV-N950D5-2GD card features 2GB GDDR5 memory and is clocked at only 1051 Mhz base and 1228 MHz boost speeds. Further, it includes a cooler with relatively standard slot with 1 fan. The I/O ports include dual-link DVI-I, dual-link DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort.
Gigabyte GV-N950D5-2GD Specs:
- GeForce GTX 950 Graphics Processing
- Boost: 1228 MHz / Base: 1051 MHz in OC Mode
- Boost: 1190 MHz / Base :1026 MHz in Gaming Mode
- 6610 MHz Memory Clock
- 28 nm Process Technology
- 2 GB Memory Size
- 128 bit Memory bit
- Support for the latest DirectX 12 and OpenGL 4.5 APIs
- Digital max resolution: 4096 X 2160
- Analog max resolution: 2048 x 1536
- Multi-view: 4
- Card size: H=27 mm, L=181 mm, W=119 mm
- I/O: Dual-link DVI-I / Dual-link DVI-D / HDMI / DisplayPort
- 350W Power Connectors
Gigabyte hasn’t revealed the pricing or availability details yet. Head over to the official product page for more details.
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