about two months ago was announced the new GPU from AMD, this is the Radeon RX 480 that reaches the mid-range to compete strongly against NVIDIA solutions for a price from $ 199 to $ 240 in the case of the reference models but it lacked meet custom solutions that would offer more features.
ASUS is one of the most recognized brands in the world of graphics cards for giving solutions with excellent added, so we expected to know their Strix version, and has finally been officially announced the ASUS Strix RX 480 8GB GDDR5 for our country.
ASUS Republic Of Gamer (ROG) announced recently in Mexico Strix RX 480, a graphics card of last generation that take hold of the Polaris technology that AMD GPU is based. This model comes with several proprietary technologies from Taiwanese manufacturer to give an additional value.
Initially we must emphasize the design, because although the reference model only has a fan, Strix RX 480 is powered with DirectCU III technology with three wing-blade 0dB fans that can offer up to 30% more cooling and system operating so up to 3 times quieter.
In addition to this, like other models Strix also features ASUS FanConnect that connects some headers for four fans that control additional cooling especially directed to the GPU and the fans of your cabinet will operate based on the needs of your card graph.
ASUS ROG technical specifications Strix RX 480
Now we have the most important part, because ASUS offers two versions of the Strix RX 480, with each GPU in normal mode and another with overclock to increase performance. The first model has the key ROG STRIX-RX480-8G-GAMING and operates at 1,266 MHz in normal mode and 1,286 MHz with Turbo, while the second model is the ROG STRIX-RX480-O8G-GAMING with 1,310 MHz in normal mode and Turbo 1,330 MHz.
Both versions of the RX 480 Strix use a PCI Express 3.0 and have support for OpenGL 4.5, have a memory interface of 256 bits, and offer different video output options, including 2 HDMI 2.0 port, 1 DVI ports DisplayPort 1.4 D and two ports.
In addition, the model factory overclocked Turbo mode gives superior performance with up to 15% faster in 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme and 19% more performance than reference cards in games like Hitman and Doom.
RGB AURA is present
Note that the ASUS ROG Strix RX 480 includes the cooling system Aura RGB both the cover and the rear plate to display millions of colors and six different effects that allow enjoy a fully customizable gaming system inside our cabinet.
In addition, ASUS continues to manufacture its graphics cards with the Auto-Extreme technology consisting of a production process 100% automated that allows to use high quality materials to establish a new standard in production.
Among the components used are the Super Alloy Power II can improve the overall efficiency to reduce energy loss, high temperatures and the hum of the components when operating at full capacity
Availability and price in Mexico
Meet the ASUS ROG Strix RX 480
ASUS ROG Strix know the RX 480
ASUS Mexico announced that the ROG Strix RX 480 will be available in the country from next August 15 to a still unknown price, but in the United States is around $ 299, therefore, would cost between $ 6,500 to $ 7,000 pesos in Mexico, being more expensive than the reference model.
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