Zotac's new GTX 560 Ti runs at 950MHz


— 6:00 AM on February 10, 2011

Graphics cards with higher-than-stock clock speeds are nothing new, but Zotac's latest entry in that field seems particularly noteworthy. The firm has taken Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 560 Ti GPU and pushed it to an eye-popping 950MHz, raising the memory speed to 4400MT/s for good measure. The stock GTX 560 Ti, for reference, runs at only 822MHz with a 4008MT/s memory speed.

As you can see above, the Zotac GeForce GTX 560 Ti Amp! Edition reaches its rather impressive speed with a fairly tame-looking custom cooler—the same one, I believe, featured on Zotac's 850MHz GeForce GTX 560 Ti. I can see some copper heat pipes and aluminum heatsinks in between the fan fins on both coolers, and the fans look identical. Perhaps the 950MHz card runs a little bit louder, though.

As icing on the cake, Zotac bundles the GTX 560 Ti Amp! Edition with a "download voucher" for Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. Customers will be able to "immediately download the game on the official release date." Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is due out for Windows later this quarter, according to Joystiq.

   
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