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ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 980 Platinum
GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 XTREME GAMING

Comparing ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 980 Platinum vs GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 XTREME GAMING

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Released
Q4/2014

Comparison of ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 980 Platinum video card vs GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 XTREME GAMING video card by specs and benchmarks. ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 980 Platinum runs at 1.178 GHz+ 5 % base clock speed and has 4 GB of GDDR5 memory, while video card GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 XTREME GAMING runs at 1.178 GHz+ 5 % base clock speed and has 4 GB of GDDR5 memory. The weight is different, -- vs --. The TDP of the first video card is 165 W, and the second is 165 W . Compare the benchmark results to find out which video card is better.

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  • Higher clock speed
    1.266 GHz+ 12 % left arrow 1.178 GHz+ 5 %
    Around 7% better clock speed
Performance tests
Real tests ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 980 Platinum vs GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 XTREME GAMING
Specifications
Complete list of technical specifications
ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 980 Platinum ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 980 Platinum
GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 XTREME GAMING GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 XTREME GAMING
GPU

gpu ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 980 Platinum item

  • Based on
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 left arrow NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
  • GPU Chip
    GM204-400-A1 (Maxwell 2.0) left arrow GM204-400-A1 (Maxwell 2.0)
  • Execution units
    16 left arrow 16
  • Shader
    2048 left arrow 2048
  • Render Output Units
    64 left arrow 64
  • Texture Units
    128 left arrow 128
Memory
  • Memory Size
    4 GB left arrow 4 GB
  • Memory Type
    GDDR5 left arrow GDDR5
  • Memory Clock
    1.753 GHz left arrow 1.775 GHz
  • Memory Speed
    7.01 Gbps left arrow 7.1 Gbps
  • Memory Bandwith
    224 GB/s left arrow 227 GB/s
  • Memory Interface
    256 bit left arrow 256 bit
Clock Speeds
  • Base Clock
    1.178 GHz+ 5 % left arrow 1.266 GHz+ 12 %
  • Boost Clock
    1.279 GHz+ 5 % left arrow 1.367 GHz+ 12 %
  • Avg (Game) Clock
    left arrow 1.342 GHz
  • Overclocking
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Design
  • TDP
    165 W left arrow 165 W
  • Tjunction max
    98 \xc2\xb0C left arrow 98 \xc2\xb0C
  • PCIe-Power
    1 x 6-Pin, 1 x 8-Pin left arrow 2 x 8-Pin
Cooler & Fans
  • Fan-Type
    Axial left arrow Axial
  • Fan 1
    2 x 90 mm left arrow 3 x 75 mm
  • Cooler-Type
    [[cooler_type_5]] left arrow Air cooling
  • Noise (Idle)
    0 dB / Silent left arrow 0 dB / Silent
Connectivity
  • Max. Displays
    4 left arrow 4
  • HDCP-Version
    2.2 left arrow 2.2
  • HDMI Ports
    1x HDMI v2.0 left arrow 1x HDMI v2.0
  • DP Ports
    3x DP v1.2 left arrow 3x DP v1.2
  • DVI Ports
    1 left arrow 1
Featureset
  • Max. resolution
    4096x2160 left arrow 4096x2160
  • DirectX
    12_1 left arrow 12_1
  • Raytracing
    No left arrow No
  • DLSS / FSR
    No left arrow No
  • LED
    No LED lighting left arrow Addressable LED
Supported Video Codecs
  • h264
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • h265 / HEVC
    No left arrow No
  • VP8
    Decode left arrow Decode
  • VP9
    No left arrow No
  • AV1
    No left arrow No
Dimensions
  • Length
    27 mm left arrow 279 mm
  • Height
    137 mm left arrow 121 mm
  • Width
    41 mm left arrow 42 mm
  • Width (Slots)
    2 PCIe-Slots left arrow 2 PCIe-Slots
Additional data
  • GPU Interface
    PCIe 3 x 16 left arrow PCIe 3 x 16
  • Release date
    Q4/2014 left arrow Q3/2014
  • Launch Price
    599 $ left arrow 699 $
  • Structure size
    28 nm left arrow 28 nm
  • Part-no
    POSEIDON-GTX980-P-4GD5 left arrow GV-N980XTREME-4GD
  • Documents
    -- left arrow data sheet
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