Today we are going to take a look at the EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti ACX SC+ ACX 2.0+ Graphics Card with Backplate 06G-P4-4995-KR.
The $600 to $700 range of video cards has become quite crowded as of late. Currently priced at $678.95, the EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti SC+ ACX 2.0+ graphics card is based on the 28 nanometer Maxwell architecture with 2816 unified shaders, 176 TMUs (texture mapping units) and 96 ROP (render output pipeline) units.
As with all GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics cards, it is designed for at least 1750 MHz (7000 MHz effective) GDDR5 memory across a 384-bit bus.
Intel Pentium G2120 is a budget, yet powerful Ivy Bridge desktop processor. It is up to 35% faster than the older generation Pentium G630. Also, Intel G2120 CPU has low power consumption (Idle States ie. C-states are used to save power when the processor is idle). It has a better graphics card than older Sandy Bridge based Intel Pentium CPUs. The latest Ivy Bridge processors have been well received among users mainly due it’s price/performance ratio and lower power consumption. Intel Pentium G2120 as a perfect solution for budget gaming rigs and cheap but decent HTPCs.
At the time of writing this blog post, the Gigabyte Z77X-UD4H is the latest addition to the lineup of LGA 1155 motherboards by Gigabyte. This motherboard utilizes an LGA1155 interface to support 3rd generation Intel 22nm CPUs and 2nd generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron CPUs. It features four memory slots supporting up to 32 GB DDR3 (PC3 12800) 1600 MHz memory modules. It has three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (1 x PCI-E x16, 1 x PCI-E x8 and 1 x PCI-E x4) supporting 3-way NVIDIA SLI and AMD CrossFireX.
The rear panel of Gigabyte Z77X-UD4H motherboard contains the following ports:
PS/2 keyboard/mouse port, D-Sub port, DVI-D port, HDMI port, DisplayPort, optical S/PDIF Out connector, two eSATA 6Gb/s connectors, six USB 3.0/2.0 ports, RJ-45 port and six audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Side Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In).
The Gigabyte Z77X-UD4H Motherboard is not available for sale anymore. You can purchase the newer model based on Z97 chipset, socket LGA 1150, Gigabyte GA-Z97X-GAMING 3 motherboard here Price: $118.49 (FREE Shipping included).
Asus released the GTX650-DC-1GD5 GeForce GTX 650 DirectCU graphics card to expand the choices available to customers who are looking for a graphics card upgrade or components to build a new PC.The Asus GeForce GTX 650 DirectCU comes with a 1058 MHz core clock and a memory clock of 1250 MHz. This graphics card has 1 x 6 pin power connector and it requires a minimum 400W power supply.
You can purchase the Asus GTX650-DC-1GD5 graphics card here . Price $283.59
The Core i5 3470 processor runs at a clock rate of 3.2 GHz, features a Turbo Boost which can push the clock speed up to 3.6 GHz and it comes with 6 MB of L3 Intel Smart Cache making this processor designed to deliver great performance. It has an Intel HD Graphics 2500 integrated graphics system which runs at base GPU frequency of 650 MHz with a maximum dynamic frequency of 1.1 GHz.