A few hours ago, Expreview published a full review of the GeForce GTX 780 which would launch today. In addition to the review, the site also unveiled the iChill GeForce GTX 780 from Inno3D that features their beastly HerculeZ 3000 cooler.
Inno3D Strikes Back With iChill GeForce GTX 780 GPU
The iChill GeForce GTX 780 would be the flagship product of the 700 series and would be based on a cut down version of the GK110 core codenamed “GK110-300-A2″. This core would have 2304 cores and a 3 GB GDDR5 memory which would operate along a 384-bit memory interface. The core is maintained at a super overclock of 1006 MHz with Turbo boost of 1046 MHz while the memory also operates at an overclocked frequency of 1553 MHz or 6.2 GHz effective clock speed. The GPU would be powered by an 8+6 Pin connectors which represent a 250W TDP while display connectors include Dual Link DVI, HDMI and a single display port.
The most notable thing about the iChill GeForce GTX 780 is its triple slot HerculeZ 3000 cooler which features tri-fan cooling solution. Beneath the fans lies a large aluminium fin array block that is equipped with three copper heatpipes to dissipate heat while the contact surface is made of pure aluminum. Compared to older iterations of the cooler, the iChill GeForce GTX 780 has a more bulkier version of the original HecruleZ 3000 cooler. It includes a newly designed backplate with shades of black and grey and a metal bracket on the side that holds the PCB so it doesn’t bent down by the weight of the cooler.