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Asus announces new GTX 970 Turbo graphics card

by on03 April 2015

GTX 970 with white blower fan cooler

In addition to the new GTX 980 20th Anniversary Gold Edition graphics card, Asus has unveiled yet another Nvidia GM204 Maxwell based graphics card, the white GTX 970 Turbo.

Based on the same short PCB as the GTX 970 DirectCU II Mini graphics card launched earlier, the new Asus GTX 970 TurboAsus GTX 970 Turbo features a full size blower-style cooler with red/white color scheme. In addition to a blower-style cooler with hefty aluminum heatsink, the new Asus GTX 970 Turbo also comes with a factory-overclock pushing the GPU to 1088MHz base and 1228MHz Boost clocks.

In case you missed it, every Geforce GTX 970 graphics card is based on a crippled 28nm Nvidia GM204 Maxwell GPU with 1664 CUDA cores, 56 ROPs and 1792KB of L2 cache as well as 4GB of GDDR5 memory, or to be precise, 3.5GB + 0.5GB, paired up with a 256-bit memory interface.

While there is only a single picture of the new Asus GTX 970 Turbo graphics card we are still not sure if it also needs a single 8-pin PCI-Express power connector as the GTX 970 Mini. It also comes with two DVI, HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2 outputs.

Unfortunately, Asus only teased the new GTX 970 Turbo and did not reveal any details regarding the price or the availability date.


Last modified on 03 April 2015
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