More graphics cards with Nvidia's popular graphics Core Maxwell GM204 are coming to store shelves. One of these is Asus additional lavish ASUS GeForce GTX 970 DirectCU II Black OC.

The company ASUS appeared with GeForce GTX 970 DirectCU II Black OC – this model works with factory raised frequencies and equipped with copyright, refreshed cooling of five heating pipes, up from three in the old version.

Asus GeForce GTX 970 DirectCU II Black OC spotted in the Wild


Data is based on the core Maxwell GM204 with 1664 CUDA cores, which accelerated to 1114 MHz and turbo boost at 1253MHz. In addition to the on board include 4GB of GDDR5 memory with 256-bit interface and standard memory frequency of 7010MHz and a power equivalent to 10-phase VRM section DIGI +.

To cool the card used DirectCU II cooling copyright that stands out the black color. This structure consists of an aluminum heat sink, the five heat pipes and two fans (axial and hybrid).

More features are upgraded 10-phase power supply with connection to 6 + 8-pin PCI Express, back plate is of aluminum and display connectors are DVI, HDMI 2.0 and three DisplayPort. These may be used in combination for up to four monitors simultaneously.

Specifications of ASUS GeForce GTX 970 DirectCU II Black OC:

  • Core: Maxwell GM204
  • Stream Processors: 1664
  • Core clock: 1114/1253 MHz
  • Video Memory: 4 GB GDDR5 256-bit
  • Memory clock speed: 7010 MHz
  • Power connectors: 6 + 8-pin
  • Video Output: DVI, HDMI 2.0, 3x DisplayPort 1.2
  • Cooling: DirectCU II (Black)

The Card will hit the store shelves in the coming weeks, but the price is yet unknown to us.