It is usual after announcing “common” models, ASUS always releases new video cards in the Republic of Gamers line. Of course it would be no different with the line GTX 980 Ti. Recently, we published a report commenting on some of the products that were in development but now we published full details of the MATRIX 980 Ti Platinum, a card that impresses in many ways.
For one story, the graphics chip comes with overclocking which reaches 1,317 MHz (in OC mode), meaning that it runs often 22% above the reference model. Furthermore, the RAM is also prepared to follow the high performance clocked at 7.200 MHz configuration – with bandwidth of 345.6GB/s.
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Obviously, a product that suit is not complete without a competent solution in chassis design and supply system. Platinum has 14 phase power system with Alloy components Super II and II SAP capacitors. Focused on enthusiasts, this card also supports custom cooling systems, which can be configured with LN2.
Despite several modifications to the hardware, the cooling system does not change much of what we see in the basic version of MATRIX. It has some differences in color and texture, but can also be three times more efficient in question noise than the reference coolers, keeping the temperature below 70 degrees Celsius in Full Load. Check out the details:
Specifications MATRIX GTX 980 Ti Platinum
- Processor: GM200-310-A1
- CUDA cores: 2816
- STT: 176
- ROPs: 96
- GPU clock (Base): 1,190 MHz / 1,216 MHz (OC Mode)
- GPU clock (Boost): 1,291 MHz (Gaming Mode) / 1317 MHz
- (OC Mode)
- RAM: 6 GB GDDR5
- Memory Clock: 7200 MHz
- Memory interface: 384-bit
- Bandwidth: 345.6 GB / s
- Price: US $699
If the graphics card inserted into a housing with inspection window, the eye falls on the illuminated ROG logo, which lights up in different colors depending on GPU load. When installing the card, the width must be considered, since the radiator extends beyond the two-slot aperture and thus effectively three slots are occupied. As video outputs are three DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, and once again DVI-I available.
Performance-wise, the ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 980 Platinum You get much better results in all applications and games. 3DMark, she manages to numbers 18.7% above the reference results. In games, the advantages are close to 18.4% for GTA V, 18.2% for Metro Last Light and 21.6% in The Witcher 3. The new video card ROG MATRIX series to be released in November for a suggested retail price of US $ 699. Provide Your Comments below!