I found myself a little surprised that companies have come out so quickly with non-reference versions of the new GTX 670. At launch we found ourselves looking at the Palit offering which is part of the new Jetstream series.
Today we're looking at a version from Inno3D. This is a company we haven't heard from in ages and for the most part it's probably got to do with the fact that NVIDIA have been fairly quiet up until a month ago. Today, though, the GTX 670 we're looking is part of the iChill series, a line that's been around for a while and has always impressed us.
In the past, the iChill series tended to bring with it strong performing coolers that were always on the larger side of things. The low noise and low temperatures came at the cost of a big cooler. We'll see today if that's a trend we continue to see. For people who are only interested in going down the one video card path, a larger cooler can be a good option.
As always there are a few things we need to do before we take a look at the performance. The first is we need to take a closer look at the package. While we're lacking a proper box for the card, we've got the full bundle that we'll check out. Next we'll move onto the video card and also check out the specifications.
We're dealing with an overclocked video card here today so we'll see what Inno3D choose to do with the out of the box clocks. Finally we can get into the fun stuff and check out the performance side of things and see how the Inno3D offering compares to a bunch of other video cards including the stock clocked reference option.
The bundle is fairly impressive. While we've got the standard pieces of kit like driver CD, manual, DVI to VGA connector and a dual Molex to 6-pin PCIe power connector, we've also got a key for 3DMark 11, a mouse pad and an Allen key that is used for the cooler.
In a time where we see more and more companies shrink the size of bundles, the Inno3D offering is pretty nice with those couple of little extras that we see most companies ignore.
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
- Page 1 [Introduction and Package]
- Page 2 [The Card and Specifications]
- Page 3 [Benchmarks - Test System Setup]
- Page 4 [Benchmarks - 3DMark 11]
- Page 5 [Benchmarks - Unigine Heaven Benchmark]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks - Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2]
- Page 7 [Benchmarks - Mafia II]
- Page 8 [Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2]
- Page 9 [Benchmarks - Aliens vs. Predator]
Recommended for You
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Latest News Posts
- Gabe Newell: Portal 2 is Valve's best single-player game
- Resident Evil 7 will enjoy free DLC chapter post-launch
- Gabe on Half-Life 3: 'the number 3 must not be said'
- Watch Dogs 2's new patch is better on RAM, and more
- Galaxy S8 rumored to cost $849, launches on March 29
- How to get larger than 2TB HD to work on GA-P35-DS4 Rev 2.0
- G skill Trident Z 32GB ( 2 x 16GB) DDR4 3000 Cas 15
- Intel 82579v - Code 10 - media disconnected
- 80mm or 92mm Fan for D8000-3
- p67a-ud3-b3 with u1d UEFI bios: pcie 4x works as 1x
- BIOSTAR announces Z270 motherboard lineup
- Immersion and Nintendo enter into agreement to bring Immersion's TouchSense Technology to the Nintendo Switch System
- LucidSound invites Nintendo Switch gamers to a new standard of powered audio with the LS20 Amplified Universal Gaming Headset
- Opera Neon envisions the future of web browsers
- Nintendo Switch launches March 3 at $299.99