ASUS Announces The Strix R9 380X–Nov 21, 2015– California, USA (Techreleased) –ASUS today announced the Strix R9 380X, a new graphics cards built specifically for gamers. Powered by the latest AMD® Radeon™ R9 380X graphics-processing units (GPUs), the new Strix R9 380X graphics card is packed with exclusive ASUS technologies, including DirectCU II cooling and Digi+ 8 phase power regulation.

The Strix R9 380X

Cool, silent gameplay

The Strix R9 380X is equipped with ASUS-exclusive DirectCU II cooling technology, which features direct-GPU contact heat pipes that outperform reference designs and achieve up to 30% cooler gaming performance. A patented wing-blade fan design delivers maximum airflow and improved static pressure over the heat sink for efficient cooling. The Strix R9 380X also features a fan-stop mode for quieter operation than reference cards.

Enhanced quality and durability

The Strix R9 380X is also equipped with ASUS Digi+ voltage-regulation, arranged in an 8-phase array. This power solution delivers 30% lower noise and improved regulation over reference, bolstering GPU longevity and ensuring the Strix R9 380X remains stable under all loads.

Tweakable and intuitive: GPU Tweak II with XSplit Gamecaster

Redesigned with an intuitive, all-new user interface, GPU Tweak II makes gaming and overclocking easier and more visual than ever, while retaining advanced options for seasoned overclockers. With one click, the new Gaming Booster function maximizes system performance by removing redundant processes and allocating all available resources automatically. An included one-year XSplit Gamecaster premium license — a $99 value — lets gamers easily stream or record gameplay via a convenient, in-game overlay.

AVAILABILITY AND PRICING

The ASUS Strix R9 380X will be available worldwide from November 19, 2015. MSRPs:
Strix-R9-380X-OC4G-Gaming: $259.99 (1030MHz)
Strix-R9-380X-4G-Gaming: $239.99

SPECIFICATIONS

STRIX-R9380X-OC4G-GAMING
Graphics Engine AMD Radeon™ R9 380X
Bus Standard PCI Express® 3.0
OpenGL OpenGL® 4.4
Video Memory 4 GB GDDR5
Engine Clock 1030 MHz (OC mode: 1050 MHz)
Memory Clock 5700 MHz
Memory Interface 256-bit
Stream Processor 2048
DVI Max Resolution 2560 x 1600
DVI Output 1 x Native DVI-I
1 x Native DVI-D
HDMI Output 1 x Native HDMI
HDMI Compliant Yes
DisplayPort 1 x Native DisplayPort 1.2
Bundled Accessories 1 x Strix laser sticker
1 x Power cable
Bundled Software ASUS GPU Tweak 2 & driver
Dimensions 273 x 140 x 43mm
10.64 x 5.46 x 1.67 inches