ASUS STRIX GTX 980 Review & Specifications



ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 980 with factory-overclocked core delivers cool and silent gaming experiences

1279 MHz Boost clock for better performance and outstanding gaming experience.
DirectCU II with 0dB fan technology lets you enjoy light games in complete silence, and hardcore gaming 30% cooler with 3X-quieter performance!
DIGI+ VRM with 10-phase Super Alloy Power delivers precise digital power for superior efficiency, reliability, and performance.
GPU Tweak helps you modify clock speeds, voltages, fan performance and more, all via an intuitive interface.
GPU Tweak Streaming share on-screen action in real time – so others can watch live as games are played.

Specs Overview

  • 90YV07D0-M0NA00
Release Date October 2014
Series NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900 Series
GPU Interface PCI-Express x16
GPU Chipset GeForce GTX 980
GPU Memory Size 4GB
GPU Memory Type GDDR5
GPU Memory Interface 256-Bit
GPU Clock Rate 1180MHz
GPU Boost Clock Rate 1280MHz
OpenGL OpenGL 4.4
Max Resolution 4096 x 2160
TDP 165W
Length 289mm
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
DVI-D (Dual Link) 0
DVI-I (Dual Link) 1
DisplayPort 3
G-SYNC Support
FreeSync Support

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Critic Reviews


It's been an interesting review to say the least and I have had a fair amount of time to spend with the latest in a long potential line of Strix products left to come from ASUS.  The GTX 980 is a powerful card and no-one can deny it; this means pure...


The GeForce GTX 980 is NVIDIA's latest high-end single-GPU graphics card, made possible by the company's new Maxwell architecture. The GM204 graphics processor, which powers the GTX 980 in this review, comes with amazing power consumption improvements...


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The new NVIDIA flagship makes an excellent graphics card under Asus' Strix implementation. Factory overclocked, the card offers the best performance, while the Maxwell architecture has the best power consumption.The price is decent for the performance,...

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  • Graphics Engine

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

  • Bus Standard

    PCI Express 3.0

  • Video Memory

    GDDR5 4GB

  • Engine Clock

    GPU Boost Clock : 1279 MHz
    GPU Base Clock : 1178 MHz

  • CUDA Core


  • Memory Clock

    7010 MHz ( MHz GDDR5 )

  • Memory Interface


  • Resolution

    Digital Max Resolution:4096x2160

  • Interface

    DVI Output : Yes x 1 (DVI-I)
    HDMI Output : Yes x 1 (HDMI 2.0)
    Display Port : Yes x 3 (Regular DP)
    HDCP Support : Yes

  • Power Consumption

    up to 300Wadditional 6+8 pin PCIe power required

  • Accessories

    1 x Power cable

  • Software

    ASUS GPU Tweak & Driver

  • Dimensions

    11.36 " x 5.3 " x 1.61 " Inch
    28.86 x 13.44 x4.09 Centimeter

  • Note

    • To have the best cooling performance, ASUS STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5 extends the fansink to 2 slots. Please double check you Chassis and Motherboard dimension prior to purchase to make sure it fits in your system!
    • Note that the actual boost clock will vary depending on actual system conditions. For more information, please visit
    • UEFI BIOS support

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