With NVIDIA having now decided to allow AIB partners to release overclocked variants of their 8800 series graphics cards, XFX have quickly become the first to do it, announcing their new "XXX" versions of both the GeForce 8800 GTX and 8800 GTS. The top end GTX card gains clock speeds of 630/2000Mhz (up from the standard 575/1800Mhz) whilst the GTS gets a boost up to 550/1800Mhz from the stock 500/1600Mhz speeds.
If you're keen to snap one up you'll want to be mighty quick, XFX only intend to release these cards in limited quantities.
For more info on 'em, grab XFX's announcement here peeps.
Available in Limited Release: Ontario, California, December 15, 2006 - Be warned: XFX has released the first-ever overclocked versions of the powerful new GeForce® 8800-series video cards into the general population, in very limited release. Based on the long-running success of XFX's ultra-high-performance XXX series cards, hard-core gaming enthusiasts who crave the finest in performance products will need to move fast to get one of these in-demand video cards.
"We are extremely excited to be the first to release these overclocked sets," said Marnie Sutton, Senior Vice President XFX. "We believe we are the industry leader in overclocking, and it is what XFX is known for. We are always motivated to create something that gamers will really respond to because that is who we strive to please."