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Leadtek WinFast GTX 260 EXTREME+ in SLI (Page 1)

Leadtek has labeled its GTX 260 as being extreme. We take the time to find out if it truly deserves that title.
Shawn Baker | Feb 26, 2009 at 11:00 pm CST - 0 mins, 54 secs time to read this page
Rating: 90%Manufacturer: Leadtek

Leadtek GTX 260 EXTREME+ Graphics Card

Introduction

The GTX 260 has quickly become one of those confusing models. We had the card originally launch in June of 2008 and towards the end of last year word came of an updated model that would carry with it 216 shader processors over the original 192 we saw at launch.

Later on we heard more rumors that the card was going to move to 55nm technology; the only problem is that across this whole process the name of the card has never changed. This is no doubt a pain since NVIDIA has also renamed a number of other cards that haven't had a single change.

Today we're going to be looking at the Leadtek GTX 260 EXTREME+. While the card doesn't carry the new 55nm core, it does carry the upgraded shader processors. Before we get stuck into the performance of the card, though, let's take the time to have a quick look at the package along with a closer look at the card and the clocks it carries. Hopefully the card will warrant the Extreme name tag, so let's not delay and get stuck into it.

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