Specs of Asus ROG Matrix GTX 980 Ti Platinum Leaked, Launch Expected in November
The full spec-list of the new graphics card belonging to the family of Asus Republic of Gamers, the Matrix GTX 980 Ti Platinum, has surfaced online, courtesy of a German tech site ComputerBase.
According to leaked slides, the new flagship card is based on the GM200 GPU and features a full-custom PCB with a power supply section SAP2 14 stages coupled with two 8-pin PEG connectors. The PCB comprises of an anti-cold bug switch called Memory Defroster as well as the Safe Mode button for one-press VBIOS reload.
In addition, the DIGI+ VRM with 14-phase Super Alloy Power II allows the newcomer to operate 20 per cent faster than the reference design while delivering 5X greater durability.
The Platinum Edition is designed to deliver extreme overclocking capabilities with frequencies in OC-mode being 1216MHz (base) and 1317MHz (boost) for the GPU.
As for the cooling system, the ROG GTX 980 Ti uses the latest DirectCU II, which is 30 per cent cooler and 3X quieter. Further, the Patented Wing-blade Fan ensures maximized air flow efficiency with 105 per cent more air pressure.
The display outputs include a DVI-I, HDMI 2.0 and three DisplayPort 1.2 connectors.
The ROG Matrix GTX 980 Ti Platinum is expected to hit the market during the month of November. No details regarding the pricing are known, but the graphics card is likely to cost more than € 700.