We have seen GIGABYTE's fantastic Windforce cooler in many guises before, including the current Windforce x3 in our GTX 770 Windoforce x3 OC review so we know all too well how good the cooling design from GIGABYTE is. We have lauded over this cooler in the past but the competition just got sterner with other manufacturers employing similar techniques and designs making it harder for GIGABYTE to stand out from the crowd. It could be argued that you don't change what isn't broken however another popular proverb tells us that a rolling stone gathers no moss. Which category the GIGABYTE falls in we will examine throughout the review.
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