ASUS Announces The Strix GTX 960

Posted on Jan 28 2015 - 6:12am by Editor2

ASUS today announced the Strix GTX 960, an all-new gaming graphics card packed with exclusive ASUS technologies. The ASUS Strix series of graphics cards is renowned for being pre-tuned to provide out-of the-box performance enhancements that reference designs cannot match – the Strix 960 is pre-overclocked to 1291 Mhz (1317MHz boost clock) for faster gaming performance and 0dB fan technology for totally-silent light gameplay.


Silent gaming

The Strix GTX 960 comes with the ASUS-exclusive DirectCU II cooling technology for performance that is 30% cooler and 3X quieter than reference – making the card whisper quiet even when faced with heavy gaming loads.“0dB fan technology” allows a player to enjoy light gaming in complete silence, due to a thermal design that is able to keep GPU temperatures low enough for the fan to stop completely when temps are below 55 Celsius. The card also features a strong, rigid backplate that helps dissipate heat quickly and provides an extra measure of protection against card damage.

Power up for the win

The Strix GTX 960 has a 5-phase power design that enhances energy efficiency by 15%, provides better load tolerance, and improves overall stability and longevity compared to reference designs. The Strix 960 also uses a single 6-pin power connecter for clean, hassle-free cable management and has a convenient connection indicator LED to ensure successful plug-in.

Real-time monitoring and control with GPU Tweak

The Strix GTX 960 comes with GPU Tweak, an exclusive ASUS tool that enables users to squeeze the very best performance from their graphics card. GPU Tweak provides the ability to finely control GPU speeds, voltages and video memory clock speeds in real time, so overclocking is easy and can be carried out with confidence.

GPU Tweak also includes a customized version of the XSplit Gamecaster streaming tool and a free one-year free XSplit Premium license. XSplit Gamecaster lets users record and share on-screen action over the internet in real time, meaning others can watch live as games are played. Gamers can also easily monitor system stats, such as frame rate, CPU load, temperature, and more, while they play, as well as modify performance settings with a simple click of the GPU Tweak button.

The Strix GTX 960 is available now at leading North American resellers for a suggested MSRP of $214.99. Prices and availability will vary depending upon region. Additional details and specifications