Apr 30, 2017 | Updated: 09:56 AM EDT

ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: Everything You Need to Know

Mar 18, 2017 08:16 AM EDT

ASUS recently revealed two graphic cards that are supported by the new flagship chip GP102 from NVIDIA; the ROG STRIX GTX 1080 Ti. ASUS hasn't yet released any official statement regarding with the card but it is expected to be made official sooner.

ASUS ROG STRIX GeForce GTX 1080 Ti will arrive with a boost clock of 1683 MHz in gaming mode which can upgrade up to 1708 MHz in OC mode. This device comes with a factory clock to 1594MHz/1708MHz Core/Boost clocks. On the other hand, ASUS ROG STRIX GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition can work at 1480MHz/1582MHz Core/Boost frequencies which are decent factory OC. According to VR-Zone, the new Asus ROG Strix GTX 1080 Ti OC requires two 8-pin PCIe power connectors that use standard DVI, two DisplayPort outputs and two HDMI ports that can work perfectly with VR headsets which were missing from the previous GTX 1080 Ti FE.

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Previous ASUS components have been equipped with an Armada of LEDs for RGB lighting which comes with RGB LEDs on both sides of the device, as noted by Geeky Gadgets. ASUS now improved its triple-fan cooler through the new heatsink with MaxContact technology in order to keep the GPU well cooled; the heatsink features up to 40 percent more heat dissipation area that handles up to 30 percent cooler and three times quieter than any previous designs.


ASUS ROG STRIX GeForce GTX 1080 Ti's new cooler requires three slots in which heatsink comes with six heat pipes that are no longer in direct contact with the GPU but using a special copper heat spreader that can allow up to two times more contact with the GOU along with the new Wing-Blade 0dB fans with IP5X-certifications. The card will feature display outputs including 2x DisplayPort 1.4 and 2x HDMI 2.0, 1x dual-link DVI-D; as the card measures 29.8 x 13.4 x 5.25cm.

ASUS ROG STRIX GeForce GTX 1080 Ti was scheduled to be launched this year's April. It was expected that the device will be more expensive than its Founders Edition which speculated to wear a price tag that starts as $740.


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