EVGA introduces the GeForce GTX 980 Hybrid, a new card with a self-contained liquid cooling solution with a small 120mm radiator. The model offers a base clock of 1291MHz, boost clock of 1393MHz and 4GB GDDR5 memory clocked at 7010MHz. For comparison, the stock version has a base clock of 1126MHz and boost clock of 1216MHz.
The firm promises more silent gaming and says you can expect temperatures to drop around 25°C versus the stock cooling solution of the GTX 980.
Pricing and availability is unknown but the Hybrid water cooling kit is already available as an upgrade kit for $99.99 on EVGA's website.
Introducing the EVGA GeForce GTX 980 HYBRID, an "all in one" water cooling solution that significantly lowers the GPU operating temperature. Best of all? The water cooler is completely self-contained, with an included 120mm radiator and fan. No filling, no custom tubing, no maintenance. Just plug in and play! The EVGA GTX 980 HYBRID is available as a complete unit, or upgrade kit.
Of course, the GeForce GTX 980 HYBRID is also powered by the next-generation NVIDIA Maxwell architecture, giving you incredible performance, unmatched power efficiency, and cutting-edge features. Maxwell is the most advanced GPU architecture ever made, designed to be the engine of next-generation gaming. Inspired by light, it was designed to solve some of the most complex lighting and graphics challenges in visual computing.