Taking boost clock up to a lofty height of 1,342MHz, the Super JetStream is one of the quickest GTX 960s available and has scope to be pushed further.
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 960 hasn't re-written the rule book for mid-range performance, but the latest addition to the 900-series arsenal offers consumers solid 1080p performance and DX12 compatibility in a quiet, energy-efficient package.
Positioned as an ideal upgrade from GTX 660 or older GPUs, the latest Maxwell graphics card warrants consideration if you're no longer able to achieve 1080/60 performance with high levels of image quality.
Ready and prepped for launch, Palit's day-one range of GTX 960s includes three cards; a standard OC model priced at £160; a JetStream priced at £170; and the range-topping Super JetStream at £175.
Taking boost clock up to a lofty height of 1,342MHz, the Super JetStream is one of the quickest GTX 960s available and has scope to be pushed further. Our own tests show that 1,500MHz on air is a possibility, yet while frequency headroom is impressive, Palit has left room for improvement in other areas.
The lack of a backplate is a surprise omission on a Super JetStream card, as is the exclusion of multiple DisplayPort outputs, and for a mid-range part we feel its unnecessary to occupy more than two slots.
Palit's real strength continues to be value, and though we're no closer to hitting the £150 sweet spot, the Super JetStream, at £175, offers a factory overclock that few other GTX 960s are able to match.
Well suited to 1080p gaming
Class-leading energy efficiency
Massive out-the-box overclock
Can be pushed further
Runs cool and quiet
2GB frame buffer not future proof
Only one DisplayPort output
No PCB backplate
Palit GeForce GTX 960 Super JetStream
The Palit GeForce GTX 960 Super JetStream graphics card is available to purchase from Scan Computers.
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