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Gigabyte unveils G1.Gaming GeForce GTX 970 graphics card

By John Law - on 19 Sep 2014, 10:31am

Gigabyte unveils G1.Gaming GeForce GTX 970 graphics card

Gigabyte revealed its new G1. Gaming GeForce GTX 970 graphics card.

Gigabyte officially lifted the curtains on its new G1.Gaming-branded graphics card, the GeForce GTX 970 (GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD).

The back of the card has been reinforced with a aluminum plate, which also acts as a heatsink.

The GTX 970 is one of the latest GeForce 900 series graphics card, which is built on NVIDIA's new Maxwell GPU architecture. Below are the card's specifications:

  • Memory Size: 4GB GDDR5
  • Memory Clock: 7Gbps
  • Core Clock Speed: 1,178MHz
  • Boost Clock Speed: 1,329MHz
  • Memory Bus: 256-bit
  • DirectX: 12
  • OpenGL: 4.4
  • Ports: 3x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI, 1x DVI-D, 1x DVI-I


This G1.Gaming variant has been modified extensively with Gigabyte's own WINDFORCE triple-fan cooling design. In addition to that, Gigabyte also incorporated its proprietary Flex Display technology, which offers flexible connectivity options to achieve multi-display gaming at a maximum resolution of 4K (Ultra HD).

To ensure quality and stable overclocking, Gigabyte also subjected the G1.Gaming GeForce GTX 970 through its stringent GPU Gauntlet Sorting process, which allows users to maximize the card's overclocking potential.

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