The NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MiB SKU broke new ground with respect to price-to-performance at the ~£175 mark when released a couple of months ago, we mused.
The problem for NVIDIA's range of partners, and there are many, is how to differentiate your product from everyone else's and get away from the me-too mentality that's all too rife with the smaller AIBs.
Thinking along those lines, EVGA will be launching a new 'GT model with a double-height cooler whose fan is reckoned to be much quieter than the reference single-slot's and also far more effective at cooing the 65nm GPU.
EVGA claims that their design knocked around 20C off under-load temperatures and also allowed the GPU to be clocked higher - 720MHz engine, in this case.
Whilst we appreciate any company that invests in reference-beating design, we can't help thinking that the street price, most likely over £200, will impinge on GeForce 8800 GTS 512's, and that's a significantly faster SKU in every respect.
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