ASUS ROG STRIX OC Radeon RX480 AMD Gaming Graphics Card 8GB

8GB Asus Radeon RX 480 ROG STRIX OC GAMING, 14nm Polaris, PCIe 3.0, 8000MHz GDDR5, 1310MHz GPU, 2304 Streams, 2x HDMI

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AMD ASUS ROG Strix OC GAMING - Radeon RX 480 GPU

ASUS ROG Strix OC GAMING RX480 Graphics Card

This RX 480 from ASUS is their Strix OC GAMING 480, it is an impressive graphics card that takes a focus on gaming. This beautifully designed card comes with an abundant of beneficial features that concentrate on stabilizing graphics, enhancing performance, increasing airflow and customizing the style amongst others. The performance within the Strix RX 480 will display digital games with a crisp finish, enthralling you in any media.

2304
Streams

8GB
GDDR5

1310MHz
Core Clock

TBD MHz
Boost Clock

ASUS STRIX 480 BREAKDOWN

STRIX GPU COOLING SYSTEM

DirectCU III GPU Cooling Tech

The RX 480 will achieve up to 30% extra cooling performance when gaming thanks to the exclusive DirectCU III cooling technology. This tech featured on the RX 480 direct-GPU contact heat-pipes that will transport more heat away from the GPU and out-perform the reference designs.

*Image for illustration only. Actual design may vary.

ENHANCED RX480 COOLING

Triple Wing-Blade GPU Cooling

DirectCU III features triple 0dB fans engineered with a patented wing-blade design that delivers maximum air flow and improved 105% static pressure over the heat sink, while operating at 3X quieter volumes than reference cards. The 0dB fans also let you enjoy games in complete silence and make DirectCU III the coolest and quietest graphics card in the market.

ASUS GPU FAN CONNECTIONS

GPU Controlled Fan Headers

When gaming it is commonly found that GPU temperatures are higher than that of the CPU, due to chassis fans usually referencing CPU temps only - resulting in inefficient cooling. The Strix 480 graphics card features two 4-pin GPU controlled headers that can be connected to system fans for targeted cooling on your RX480.

STRIX 480 EMBEDDED LED

ASUS 480 Aura RGB Lighting

ASUS Strix 480 features Aura RGB Lighting on the shroud, these Strix graphics cards are capable of displaying millions of colors in six different effects. Experience a personalized gaming system with RX 480.

GPU DURABILITY & EFFICIENCY

A More Reliable Radeon RX 480

This 480 series, like various other ASUS boards, has had premium alloy components intergrated into their graphics card designs reinforcing the overall reliability. Super Alloy Power II components greatly enhance the Strix 480 efficiency, reduce power loss and achieve thermal levels that are approximately 50% cooler than previous designs.

STRIX RX 480 CONNECTIONS

2x HDMI 2.0b | 2x DisplayPort 1.4 | 1x Dual-Link DVI

Specifications
Specifications
Chipset Radeon RX 480
Edition ROG STRIX OC GAMING
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Microarchitecture Polaris - Ellesmere XT
Streams 2304
Core Clock 1310 MHz
Boost Clock  
Memory Size 8GB
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Clock 2000 MHz
Memory Speed (Effective with DDR) 8000 MHz
Memory Data Rate  
Memory Bus 256 Bit
Memory Bandwidth 256 GB/s
Cooling Solution Tri Fan (3)
Cooler Design DirectCU III with RGB LED
Fitted/Included Backplate Yes
Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
Connectivity
  • 2 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 2 x HDMI 2.0b
Maximum Digital Resolution 3840x2160 (Ultra HD)
Maximum Analog (VGA) Resolution N/A
Max. Concurrent Displays 4 Displays
AMD CrossFire Support 2 Way CrossFireX
AMD Freesync Support Yes
Microsoft DirectX Support 12 API
Width Dual Slot
Low Profile Support N/A
Graphics Card TDP/Power  
Graphics Card Power Connectors 1 x 8-pin PCIe
Minimum Recommended PSU 500 W
Maximum GPU Temperature  
Dimensions 134 x 40 x 298 mm
Package Type Retail
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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
24 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
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AMD Radeon RX480
AMD Radeon RX480
Date Issued: 29th Jun 2016

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ASUS ROG STRIX OC Radeon RX480 AMD Gaming Graphics Card 8GB
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