Gigabyte shrinks the GeForce GTX 1070 for Mini-ITX
Stubby versions of full-sized GPUs meant for small-form-factor PCs have been around for a while. Gigabyte already shrank the GTX 670 and GTX 970 down for tiny cases, and it's carrying on the tradition with its GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC. The shorty version has the same GPU and 8GB of GDDR5 memory as the full-sized card, now in a convenient 6.7-inch-long package.
Despite its small size, this new card offers as much as a 63MHz overclock over the reference GTX 1070 in its "OC Mode." Tick the right box in Gigabyte's software, and this GTX 1070 runs at 1556MHz base and 1746MHz boost speeds. Gigabyte keeps the card cool using a triple-heatpipe heatsink design and a single 90mm fan with the same ridged blade design we saw on the company's larger 1070 cards. The size isn't the only unusual thing about this video card, either—the output cluster has a single DisplayPort, an HDMI port, and two DVI connections. Both of the DVI connections are dual-link, according to Gigabyte's product page.