MSI Plans new GTX260 with 1.8GB of RAM

Custom Cooler and AirForce pannel included.

Published Thu, Feb 19 2009 9:53 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:37 PM CST
Looks like MSI will be flogging a newly redesigned and supped-up GTX260.

The new card (that will sport a huge 1.8GB or GDDR3) will go by the name of N260GTX Lightning. In addition to the vast amount of RAM the Lightning will have a custom dual-slot, two-fan, five-heatpipe cooler 8+2 phase power and 5000 hour capacitors.

There is no mention of price or clock speeds but MSI will be releasing a the Lightning with a bundled AirFore panel for easy overclocking.

Read more here at TechConnect Magazine.

MSI Plans new GTX260 with 1.8GB of RAM

Named N260GTX Lightning, the upcoming card features a red PCB (BEd: blasphemy, we know), an 8+2 phase power design, a dual-slot cooler with two fans and five heatpipes, long-lasting (5000 hours) capacitors, D-Sub, DVI and DisplayPort or HDMI connectivity, and 1792 MB of GDDR3 memory, double the amount of current offers.

The frequencies of MSI's custom GeForce GTX 260 are yet unknown but no matter how high they are, the user will be able to quickly and easily modify them thanks to the bundled AirForce panel. The N260GTX Lightning is expected to be launched at CeBIT.

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