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
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.
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.