For our review today we are using the latest Nvidia Forceware 326.80 Beta driver. This has the latest fixes for titles such as Splinter Cell Blacklist and is available as an official download from the Nvidia website.
This is the last graphics card review to feature our overclocked Core i7 3960x system. We will be detailing an all new Haswell 4770k build in the coming week which will be adopted in all our upcoming graphics card reviews. More information on this soon.
Processor: Core i7 3960 X Extreme Edition @ 4.4ghz
Graphics Card: Palit GTX760, GTX770 and GTX780 Super JetSteam
Cooler: Antec 920 H20
Memory: 16GB G.Skill 2,400mhz @ 10-11-10-30
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Extreme
Power Supply: Enermax Platimax 1250W
Optical Drive: Asus BluRay Drive
Chassis: Lian Li PC-A77FR Aluminium Red Full Tower Case
Boot Drive: Patriot WildFire 120GB
Secondary Drive: 1TB Samsung
Monitors: Dell U3011
Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit
Unigine Heaven Benchmark
Unigine Valley Benchmark
Max Payne 3
Total War: Rome 2
Metro Last Light
Alien V Predator
Splinter Cell Blacklist
All the latest BIOS updates and drivers are used during testing. We perform generally under real world conditions, meaning KitGuru tests games across five closely matched runs and then average out the results to get an accurate median figure. If we use scripted benchmarks, they are mentioned on the relevant page.