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ZOTAC GeForce GTX 980 Ti ArcticStorm Video Card Review (Page 2)

By Anthony Garreffa on Oct 14, 2015 05:05 pm CDT - 1 min, 2 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 90%Manufacturer: ZOTAC

Detailed Look

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The box for the GTX 980 Ti ArcticStorm is pretty cool, with some great artwork on the front. In the bottom left, we see it has 6GB of RAM, and can be overclocked with ZOTAC's FireStorm overclocking utility.

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On the back of the box, we see that the cooling system is elaborate. We have a copper cold plate that provides a direct-GPU contact for maximum heat dissipation. The ArcticStorm is a 'fearless cooling' system that ZOTAC uses to great effect.

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The front of the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 980 Ti ArcticStorm, with the triple-fan cooling setup.

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On the back, ZOTAC has used the back plate to not only keep the components nice and safe - but they've used it as a billboard to display their ArcticStorm branding. I think it looks great.

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We have 3 x DisplayPort, 1 x HDMI 2.0 and 1 x DVI output.

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The GTX 980 Ti ArcticStorm can be used in SLI of course, with up to 4-way SLI if you want some insane performance.

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From the top of the card, we can see the cooling system and 1 x 6-pin + 1 x 8-pin PCIe power connector requirement with its 250W TDP.

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Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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