ASUS Limited 20th Anniversary Gold Edition GTX 980


ASUS Announces Limited 20th Anniversary Gold Edition GTX 980
in Celebration of Continuous Graphics Card Innovation and Quality

KEY POINTS

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· ASUS releases limited 20th Anniversary Gold Edition GTX 980 — fastest GTX 980 graphics card with ASUS-exclusive,award-winning technology

· ASUS is the best-selling and most award-winning graphics card brand, and is the most popular brand in 3DMark benchmarking

Manila, Philippines (15thApril, 2015) — ASUS is celebrating 20 years of producing the world’s most award-winning and innovative graphics cards with the release of a special limited 20th Anniversary Gold Edition GTX 980 graphics card. Featuring the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980 graphics-processing unit (GPU) — clocked at 1431 MHz — combined with exclusive ASUS technologies, this meticulously-crafted and highly-collectable graphics card continues the pioneering ASUS spirit of developing the world’s fastest, most-innovative graphics cards. As part of the 20th anniversary celebration, ASUS also released special white editions of the Turbo Series of graphics cards that have an innovative modern blower design for superior Scalable Link Interface (SLI) configurations.

ASUS has a rich history of pioneering innovationsthat are showcased in theexclusive new 20th Anniversary Gold Edition GTX 980 graphics card, such as Memory Defroster, DirectCU cooling, 0dB fan technology, Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) technology with Super Alloy Power components, and the GPU Tweak system monitoring and tuning utility. It is innovations such as these that have made ASUS the worldwide leader in producing the fastest, coolest, and quietest graphics cards available.

Since 1996, ASUS has repeatedly created graphics card history with many industry-first innovations that enhance the gaming and overclocking experience, including:

· 1998: Established an industry standard by creating the first graphics card with a fan-enhancedheatsink for optimal cooling and stability.

· 2002: Established an industry standard by delivering the first graphics card with premium black PCB.

· 2007: Released the first external graphics card — the XG Station — featuring a physical dial to let users control clock speed, and a screen to show graphics-related information, such as GPU temperatures and fan speed.

· 2008: Released the first Republic of Gamers(ROG) graphics card,the ROG Matrix EN9600/EN9800 GT. Designed for user-friendly overclocking and blisteringly-fast speed out of the box, ROG Matrix EN9600/EN9800 GT set the trend for all future ROG graphics cards.

· 2010: Established an industry standard by creating the first direct-contact, GPU-to-copper-heat-pipe cooling solution.

· 2011: Established an industry standard bydeveloping Super Alloy Power components, which ensure maximum performance and lifespan with minimal power loss and thermal levels. Super Alloy Power componentsare still used on all ASUS graphics cards today.

· 2013: Established an industry standard with the first hybrid air/liquid cooling solution on a graphics card, the ROG Poseidon.

· 2014: Established an industry standard with the release of the Strix Gaming Series,advancing DirectCU technology with the addition of its innovative 0dB-fan technology that lets gamers enjoy gaming in complete silence.

This commitment to innovation, quality, and performance has built a strong reputation for ASUS graphics cards in the eyes of consumers and journalists alike. Gamers and power users prefer ASUS graphics cards for their incredible performance. ASUS is the best-selling and most award-winning graphics card brand, and is the most popular brand in 3DMark® benchmarking by users on the HWBot overclocking website.[1]

For more information, visit the ASUS graphics cards 20th Anniversary Campaign site:http://www.asus.com/event/VGA/20THANNIVERSARY

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

The ASUS GTX 980 Gold Edition (PhP 38,300)and theGTX 970 Turbo Series (PhP 18,980) will be available in the Philippines on June 2015.

20th Anniversary Campaign Site: http://www.asus.com/event/VGA/20THANNIVERSARY

ASUS Global Press Room: http://press.asus.com

ASUS Global Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ASUS

ASUS Global Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ASUS

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SPECIFICATIONS[2]

ASUS GTX 980 Gold Edition

Graphics Engine

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 980

Bus Standard

PCI Express® 3.0

OpenGL

OpenGL® 4.4

Video Memory

4GB GDDR5

GPU Clock

1431MHz

CUDA cores

2048

Memory Clock

7010MHz (GDDR5)

Memory Interface

256-bit

DVI Output

1 x Native Dual-link DVI-I

HDMI Output

1 x Native HDMI 2.0

HDCP compliant

Yes

DisplayPort

3 x Native DisplayPort 1.2

Adapter/Cable Bundled

1x DVI to VGA Adapter

Software Bundled

ASUS GPU Tweak & Driver

ASUS Turbo GTX 970

Graphics Engine

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 970

Bus Standard

PCI Express® 3.0

OpenGL

OpenGL 4.4

Video Memory

4GB GDDR5

GPU Boost Clock

1228MHz

GPU Base Clock

1088MHz

CUDA cores

1664

Memory Clock

7010MHz

Memory Interface

256-bit

DVI Output

1 x Native Dual-link DVI-I

1 x Native Dual-link DVI-D

HDMI Output

1 x Native HDMI 2.0

HDCP compliant

Yes

DisplayPort

1 x Native DisplayPort 1.2

Software Bundled

ASUS GPU Tweak & Driver

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About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,326 awards in 2014 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 13,600 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 4,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2014 was approximately US$14.5 billion.


[1]Ranking as of January 14th, 2015

[2]Specifications, content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors. Full specifications are available at http://www.asus.com

 

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