MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 OC Review & Specifications

MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 OC 4GB GDDR5 GTX 970 GAMING 4G

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 GPU
4GB 256-bit GDDR5 VRAM
DL-DVI-D, DL-DVI-I, HDMI and DisplayPort
PCI Express 3.0
3-way SLI ready
Gaming App
Military Class 4 Components
Twin Frozr V Thermal Design

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Specs Overview

Model GTX 970 GAMING 4G
GPU Interface PCI-Express x16
GPU Chipset GeForce GTX 970
GPU Memory Size 4GB
GPU Memory Type GDDR5
GPU Clock Rate 1140MHz
TDP 145W
Fan
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
DVI-D (Dual Link) 1
DVI-I (Dual Link) 1
DisplayPort 1
HDMI 1

Pros

  • Excellent cooling system
  • Very quiet
  • Great overclock potential
  • Low power consumption
  • Competitive pricing

Cons

  • None

Score Pangoly

97

Critic Reviews

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MSI should also be given credit for equipping this graphics card with high-quality components and the advanced Twin Frozr V cooler which is very efficient and has an extremely low level of noise. We could never achieve such overclocking results with ...

94

MSI's GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Gaming OC offers some truly amazing performance and features at a price point that is just much lower than expected. Both NVIDIA and MSI deserve a huge pat on the back as this thing is just a beast. Just awesome ...

95

The MSI GTX970 Gaming 4G is a looker. They say beauty is only skin deep, but this overclocked GTX970 has bags of performance and massive potential for overclocking well past the ‘out of box speeds’.

  • Graphics Processing Unit

    NVIDIA Geforce GTX 970

  • Interface

    PCI Express x16 3.0

  • Core Clock Speed (MHz)

    1140MHz Core (Boost Clock:1279MHz) (OC Mode)
    1114MHz Core (Boost Clock:1253MHz) (Gaming Mode)
    1051MHz Core (Boost Clock:1178MHz) (Silent Mode)

  • Memory Size (MB)

    4096

  • Memory Type

    GDDR5

  • Memory Interface

    256 bits

  • Memory Clock Speed (MHz)

    7010

  • DVI Connectors

    2 (Dual-link DVI-I, Dual-link DVI-D)
    Max Resolution: 2048x1536 @60 Hz.

  • HDMI Connectors

    1 (version 1.4a/2.0)
    Max Resolution: 4096x2160 @24 Hz (1.4a), 3840x2160 @60 Hz (2.0)

  • DisplayPort

    1 (version 1.2)
    Max Resolution: 4096x2160 @60 Hz

  • Maximum Displays

    4

  • HDCP Support

    Y

  • RAMDAC speed (MHz)

    400

  • DirectX Version Support

    12

  • OpenGL Version Support

    4.4

  • Multi-GPU Technology

    SLI, 3-way

  • Card Dimension(mm)

    269 x 141 x 35

  • Card Weight (g)

    814

  • Power consumption (W)

    148

  • Recommended PSU (W)

    500

  • Power Connectors

    1x 8-pin, 1x 6-pin

  • Accessories

    1x 8-pin Power Cable, 1x DVI to VGA Dongle

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