Asus EN9800GX2 launched

Posted on Friday, Mar 21 2008 @ 02:46 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Two days late but the news about Asus' GeForce 9800 GX2 based graphics card only reached me today.
The World´s Fastest Graphics Solution
The ASUS EN9800GX2/G/2DI/1G features a 1GB framebuffer, and performs 30 to 50% faster across all games than the previous performance leading GeForce 8800 Ultra GPU graphic cards. It is also designed for the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture – which offers the highest data transfer speeds for the most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications; while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing PCI Express motherboards.

Complete High Definition PC Gaming and Entertainment Experiences
The ASUS EN9800GX2/G/2DI/1G enables smooth gameplay at extreme HD resolutions (up to 2560*1600) with all available in-game settings turned on to the max. An integrated HDMI connector also allows users to send both high-definition video and audio signals to HDTVs via a single cable – eliminating the clutter of multiple cables and wires.

Overclock the Shader Clock with New SmartDoctor
ASUS´ world exclusive technology provides users with the ability to tweak the Shader Clock on GPUs with the new SmartDoctor. With this overclocking utility, users will be able to overclock the Shader Clock and Engine Clock independently for astonishing performance boosts without the hassles of rebooting or re-flashing their BIOS.

Hottest DX10 Game Bundle: Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts is the new chapter in the highest-rated strategy game that delivers an unprecedented level of game realism. With superb lighting effects, mission persistence, improved vehicle and soldier AI, enhanced physics and a dynamic weather system, this game sets new standards in visual realism for the RTS franchise. With the powerful performance of the ASUS EN9800GX2/G/2DI/1G, gamers will be able to enjoy the full graphical splendor of what the game can offer.



Graphics Engine GeForce 9800GX2

Video Memory


Engine Clock

600 MHz

Memory Clock

2GHz (1GHz DDR3)

Memory Interface

256-bit + 256-bit

DVI Max. Resolution

2560 * 1600

Bus Standard

PCI Express 2.0

DVI Output

DVI-I * 2

HDMI Output


HDCP compliant


D-Sub Output

Yes, via DVI to D-Sub adaptor

Adaptor/Cable Bundled

DVI-to-D-Sub adapter
Power Cable

Software Bundled

ASUS Utilities & Driver
Company of Heroes – Opposing Fronts

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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