According to the folks at EA the fastest growing platform for video games is the PC. This seems to contradict what’s being said about the PC platform being dead. However, companies such as Valve and EA are seeing a resurgence and according to the latest Steam Hardware Survey this resurgence has led to an increase in gaming hardware upgrades. But most users don’t have $999.99 lying around that they can drop on a GTX Titan. With metrics in place, it has been discovered that most gamers feel comfortable spending between $100 to $250.00 on a video card.
The latest NVidia graphics cards us the Kepler Architecture and includes a total of six graphics cards that range from about $110.00 to $999.00. If you would like more information on the Kepler Architecture Anandtech has a very in depth article here.
Zotac’s high contrast black and yellow box really grabs the eye. The design of the box is sweet and simple. On the front clearly labeled is the product that awaits inside. On the back is a wireframe rendering of the card as well as a few features and specifications.
Tucked neatly away inside the packaging is the Zotac GeForce GTX 650 TI Boost edition card, Molex to PCI-E power, DVI to VGA converter, CD ROM, as well as user manuals and a line card of Zotac products. The only thing that I would say is missing from this kit is the SLI ribbon cable.