Asus announces factory overclocked GTX 970 for Mini-ITX gamers

By Shawn Knight ยท 6 replies
Dec 2, 2014
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  1. Building your own desktop computer - whether for work or play - is a task in which you often have to make sacrifices. Budget constraints aside, you'll need to decide on things like how much noise you're willing to put...

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  2. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    That's pretty cool! So will this be all the performance but a lot less of the size?
  3. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,471   +375

    Looks much nicer than Gigabyte's own version [link], but Gigabyte's card has much better connectivity in my opinion. I know you can daisy chain Displayport, but it's nice to have separate ports if your monitors do not allow daisy chaining.
  4. amstech

    amstech IT Overlord Posts: 1,936   +1,101

    Very impressive.
  5. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    Nice, I hope this means more cards will be made this size.
  6. Emexrulsier

    Emexrulsier TS Evangelist Posts: 574   +72

    Would be good if they passed the cost saving on fact they use less materials etc onto the end customer but I bet they don't
  7. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,471   +375

    The material savings are negligible at best, as the greatest material costs in production are usually the GPU chip, VRAM, etc. You know, stuff that has to be there regardless of the form factor.

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