Along with the  GeForce GTX 970 Xtreme Gaming, Gigabyte has also released the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Xtreme Gaming based on NVIDIA Maxwell GM204-400-A1 consists of 2048 CUDA Cores, 128 TMUs and 64 ROPs  to a base / Turbo frequency 1241 / 1342 MHz  (1127/1216 MHz Vs mod. Ref) with 4 GB of memory to 7100 MHz  (vs. 7010 MHz) and memory interface of  256 bits.

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Xtreme Gaming, Specifications and Price

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The GeForce GTX 980 Xtreme Gaming is powered by two PCI-Express connectors 8 + 8-pin (vs 6 + 6) indicating great potential for Overclocking (the proof is its turbo frequency) with support of the WindForce 3x cooling system that will help a good Cooling, thanks to two aluminum radiators crossed by no less than four copper heatpipes 6 mm thick with other August 2 mm thick which promises high thermal efficiency, all it added to RGB LED lighting system (configurable) within the framework of the fans and the top of the graphics card.

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The information in the chart is completed with an aluminum backplate, a PCB-resistant aerospace grade to dust, corrosion and moisture. The GPU will be sold for $579.90.