Asus Strix GTX 980 Ti Announced With Triple-Fan Cooler
Finally the veil is off of Asus Strix GTX 980 Ti, the card has been uncovered after a while though and on paper it seems to be powerful enough.
Asus finally reveals all the specs of Strix GTX 980 Ti, it was first seen at the Computex but the most important feature that has gathered everyone’s attention is its cooling system. This chip comes with DirectCU III cooler which means that it has the Triple-Fan Cooler that won’t let your GPU overheat.
The cooling system is based on Strix styling and inspired by DirectCU, which was the older cooling system used by Asus. The graphics card has few heatpipes and one large heatsink. Two of the heatpipes are 10 mm thick and the other one has an airflow design of triple-fan 0-dB.
The good about the Asus Strix GTX 980 Ti is that the fans do not spin when the temperature of the card is below 65c. This means that when the card is sitting idle and has no overload or less load, you can have quite operations. The Strix LED lighting has also been fixed on the sides of the cooler; it has a range of lightning effects that can be adjusted.
The power 12+2 phase Super Alloy II was built using industry-first Auto-Extreme manufacturing by Asus which is a fully automated PCB process. This delivery circuit has been inserted in the graphics card. This design allows the GOU to increase the clocks. When set to the OC mode, the GPU runs at 1216 MHz and go up till 1317 MHz. While the GDDR5 memory with 6GB clocks 7200 MHz frequency.
You can download the Asus’ GPU Tweak II software for free with this not so compact card. It is expected that Asus Strix GTX 980 Ti will be available for purchase following this month. Prices remain unknown for now, we will hit you as soon as we know ourselves.