Fastest GTX 970 EVER? Galax Black Hall of Fame Sniper Edition – Review

Galax Black HOF Sniper Edition Review… Is it the FASTEST GTX 970 EVER? Is it the BEST OVERCLOCKING GTX970? Coz Galax certainly claim it’s one of the most powerful GTX 970’s possible…. SO, Let’s find out!

Pro-tip; Nvidia now have local Aussie / NZ Forums now :)

“Nvidia GEFORCE GTX 970 BLACK HOF SNIPER EDITION 4GB 256-bit GDDR5 – DVI-I, HDMI, 3 x DP 1.2
The core advantage of every GALAX HOF series card is overclocking without compromise, and the GTX 970 BLACK HOF SNIPER EDITION produced in a black PCB and accomplishes this with a combination of advanced power systems, 7 heat-pipe triple fan cooling, and GALAX Hyper Boost hardware overdrive technology.”

http://www.galax.net/GLOBAL/970hof_EDITION.html

“TEcLab Certified on overclocking performance
1329 MHz factory overclock
Black PCB
Anodised Aluminium Black Backplate protects and cools components and reinforces PCB
All new Silence Extreme cooler reduces temps by up to 10C
Silence Extreme technology switches to single fan cooling at idle for almost noiseless operation
Quad mixed-gauge heat pipes ensure maximum heat dissipation
Copper base with solid aluminium cover 5 + 2 Phase enhanced power system with 8-pin inputs delivers up to 50% more power for overclocking, can support up to 225w”