With computer games getting more realistic and advanced as ever, GPUs need to obviously catch up. This one from Asus isn’t catching up. It’s asking for the games to catch up and use whatever power this unit can provide. Just recently announced, the Asus Strix GTX 960 is an ALL NEW gaming graphics card that has several of Asus develop technologies built-in to it. One of which is that it has DirectCU II for cooler, quieter, faster performance for those action-intensive games. The sound it emits was measured at 0dB — that’s hearing nothing at all!
The super alloy power components was made to expel heat easily and for enhanced durability. GPU tweaking with XSplit Gamecaster for overclocking (overlcoked at 1291MHz and boost clock speed of 1317MHz) and online streaming is also a-okay with the Strix GTX 960. Not to mention, it also has a display port interface supporting connections for 4K/UHD resolution.
In actual performance, they tested it and it performed 12% faster for the game Assasin’s Creed Unity and Battlefield 4, 2 of the most famous and played games nowadays. Running benchmark 3D also showed that it performed 6.5% faster than reference designs at 1920×1080 Full HD resolution as it is fitted with 2GB high-speed GDDR5 video memory that runs at 7200MHz (boosted).
Facts and Figures: Asus Strix GTX 960
220% heat dissipation resulting to it being 30% cooler and 3x quieter.
0dB fan technology — as quiet as it can be!
5-phase power design enhances energy efficiency by 15% and improves longevity by 2.5x
Uses 6-pin power connector for clean, hassle-free cable management
Factory overclocked at 1291MHz
Boost clock speed at 1317MHz
2 GB of high-speed GDDR5 video memory that races along at boosted speeds of up to 7200MHz.
Supports up to 4K/UHD
SRP of the Asus Strix GTX 960 is P13,330 (Available starting February 2015)