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ASUS GeForce 8600GT OC Gear 256MB [Review]

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this
link. ]

“Earlier this month we looked at the ASUS P5E3 Deluxe WiFi
motherboard, which featured a new technology called Express Gate
that was an instant-on Linux-based desktop environment that
supported a web browser and the Skype VoIP client. This motherboard
also featured integrated 802.11n wireless, Intel’s X38 Chipset, and
a variety of ASUS AI features. However, ASUS innovations are not
limited to their motherboards but certainly extend to their wide
graphics card selection as well. The EN8600GT OC GEAR/HTDP/256M
graphics card is based upon NVIDIA’s GeForce 8600GT GPU with ASUS
OC Gear. OC Gear? This is the world’s first hardware-based
real-time overclocking device. The PCI Express graphics card ships
with a controller device that can be installed into a 5.25″ drive
bay and via USB, it’s able to overclock the graphics card with a
turn of a dial. In this review today we’ll tell you how well the
ASUS EN8600GT OC Gear graphics card works under Linux…”


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