MSI Makes 'Lite Edition' of its GTX 780 Lightning

MSI's GTX 780 Lightning has been on the market for a while now, and to spike a little extra life into the series MSI is now launching a Lite Edition, or 'LE,' version of the card.

The hardware on the GTX 780 Lightning LE is as good as much of the hardware of the non-LE version, with the exception of the card's clock speeds. The GPU is clocked at 889 MHz, and will boost up to 941 MHz. For reference, the non-LE GTX 780 Lightning is clocked at 980 MHz and will boost up to 1033 MHz.

On the card, users will find the new TriFrozr cooler, as well as a dual-BIOS (one of which hopefully removes various restrictions, like the non-LE card), a 16+3 phase VRM circuit, and 3 GB of GDDR5 memory which runs at the reference 6.0 GHz.

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  • Estix
    Just to point it out, that represents a 10% performance difference out-of-the box. I imagine the price difference will be less than 10%, though, probably putting this at an MSRP of $699 versus the non-LE's $749.

    That's all purely speculation, of course :-)
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  • maxiim
    Anonymous said:
    Just to point it out, that represents a 10% performance difference out-of-the box. I imagine the price difference will be less than 10%, though, probably putting this at an MSRP of $699 versus the non-LE's $749.

    That's all purely speculation, of course :-)


    The 780 lightning sits at 549$ on newegg atm....so this one will most likely be 509 give or take.....
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  • rolli59
    If priced right it will be a good seller.
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