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Galax launches its custom Hall of Fame GTX 970 and GTX 980 cards

Galax, the reinvented gaming peripheral manufacturer is constantly finding new ways of delivering premium products which aim to be different from what the top competition has to offer. With that in mind, Galax engineers have redesigned in custom Hall of Fame tradition, Nvidia’s high-end Maxwell graphics cards: the Geforce GTX 970 and GTX 980. The Hall of Fame series are well known for their massive overclocking potential and only the best Nvidia GPUs are selected for Galax’s in-house HOF upgrades. Most definitely, the GTX 900 Maxwell cards qualify for the custom job. Both GTX 970 HOF and GTX 980 HOF have been fitted with a custom white PCB, ultra-premium components, and a 7 heatpipe triple fan cooling system to provide reduced operating temperatures required in an extensive overclocking setup.

Users will now be able to push the limits of the Maxwell GM204 GPU to achieve the highest level of performance yet. Galax also employs an exclusive HyperBoost technology which acts like a hardware turbocharger which ensures a significant power boost at the push of a button. Galax regards its GTX 980 HOF as the “fastest GTX 980 on Earth.” See what the two new GTX 900 Hall of Fame additions bring to the table:

GTX 980 HOF: GTX 970 HOF:
CUDA Cores 2048 1664
Base Clock (MHz) 1304 1216
Boost Clock (MHz) 1418 1418 1380

Key Features

  • Completely redesigned PCB layout from the ground up, optimised for GM204
  • 10 layer manufacturing process in HOF signature pure white colour
  • Extended PCB width for optimised layout and cleaner signal
  • New completely redesigned “Triple Force” cooler
  • 2x 80mm fan + 1x 90mm fan
  • 4x 8mm heat pipes + 3x 6mm heat pipes (total 7 nickel-plated heat pipes)
  • Copper base
  • Integrated MOSFET heatsink
  • Customisable top HOF LED (control blanking frequency, brightness with GFE)
  • Plastic cover with premium die-cast aluminum accents
  • Anodised Aluminum Backplate protects components and reinforces PCB
  • Next generation IR3595 Digital PWM controller provides 2X switching frequency vs. previous generation
  • 8 phase GPU + 2 phase memory power
  • IR3555 with next gen DrMOS and 60A output
  • Aerospace-grade “GALAX Extreme Power Inductors” provide Ultra Long Life, Long Endurance and Low Noise versus normal power inductors
  • Hyper Boost technology acts like a hardware turbocharger, increasing fan speed and maximum power delivered to the GPU with the push of a button, Voltage tool (developed by enthusiasts) allows voltage beyond stock limits
  • Hardware dual BIOS simplifies the tweaking process by enabling risk-free firmware updates and customisation
  • Prelim internal overclocking results: >1.5GHz on air, >2.1GHz on LN2

  Check out the Galax GTX 980 HOF and GTX 970 HOF by clicking on the links below.

GTX 980 HOF: http://www.galax.net/europe/980hof.html

GTX 970 HOF: http://www.galax.net/europe/970hof.html

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