Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced an all-new VR-ready gaming graphics card with ultra-fast gaming performance, advanced cooling and reliability – Strix GeForce GTX 1080. Powered by the latest GeForce GTX 1080 graphics processing unit (GPU), clocked at 1936 MHz in OC mode, ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 delivers up to 6.5% faster performance in 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme and 7.4% faster gaming performance in Hitman.Asus ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 will be available worldwide from 27th May, 2016.
ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 is equipped with Asus DirectCU III cooling technology, which features direct-GPU-contact heatpipes that transport more heat away from the GPU, outperforming reference designs and achieving up to 30% cooler gaming performance. DirectCU III technology includes triple 0dB fans, engineered with a patented wing-blade design that delivers maximum airflow and improves static pressure over the heatsink by 105%, while operating at three times (3X) quieter volume than reference cards. ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 also comes with Asus FanConnect technology.
ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 enables complete gaming system personalization with .A VR-friendly design with two HDMI ports lets gamers always keep a virtual reality device connected to their system for immersive gaming anytime. It also comes with GPU Tweak II with XSplit Gamecaster for intuitive performance tweaking and instant gameplay streaming.
Super Alloy Power II components enhance efficiency, reduce power loss, provide two times (2X) reduced component buzzing while under full load, and achieve thermal levels that are approximately 50% cooler than previous designs for enhanced quality and reliability. ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 includes Aura RGB Lighting“>Asus Aura RGB Lighting on both the shroud and backplate. This illumination technology is capable of displaying millions of colors and six different effects for a totally personalized gaming system.