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A conventional fan instead of a cross blower (as used in the reference thermal solution) means more peace for your ears. An aluminium heatspreader offers cooling for the memory chips.

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Not only does the 8800GT Sonic have 3 phase power regulation for the GPU, the inductors are bigger too. More clean current must be better!

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The one and only generic electrolytic capacitor! We found this lone ranger cleaning up the 12V supply where other manufacturers would have left a blank spot. Japanese Sanyo OSCONs are used throughout alongside ceramic noise snubbers.

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Yup! It still has a heart of G92 silicon…

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…ditto for Qimonda 1.0ns memory chips.

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Instead of the usual Primarion power controller, a RichTek RT8802A is used.

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Dual DVI ports look striking in purple, a recognizable trademark for XpertVision. They appear to be carving out a bunch of traits just like Palit did with their purple Daytonas. This card will also provide HDMI output via an included adapter.

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Tomb Raider Anniversary edition is also included in the box!