ASUS teasing new ROG Matrix GTX 980 Gold Edition

Published: 30th Mar 2015, 20:20 GMT

ASUS is teasing new graphics card based on Maxwell GM204. Actually it’s been a while since I last saw a teaser of new enthusiast card from ASUS…

Republic of Gamers facebook account is the right place to look for this teaser. ASUS ROG team is asking, how fast will the core clock be?


How fast do you think our new GTX 980 is?
Stock GTX 980: 1126MHz
Matrix Platinum GTX 980: 1342MHz
20th Anniversary Edition GTX 980: ?

ASUS has six GTX 980 in the offer, here are all non-reference models (base/boost MHz):

  • ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 980 ————— POSEIDON-GTX980-P-4GD5 ——- 1178/1279
  • ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 980 —————- STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5 ——- 1178/1279
  • ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 980 —————- STRIX-GTX980-DC2-4GD5 ———– 1126/1216
  • ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 980 —————- STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5-SP — 1241/1342
  • ASUS ROG Matrix Platinum GTX 980 —- MATRIX-GTX980-P-4GD5 ———— 1241/1342
  • ASUS ROG Matrix Gold Edition GTX 980 ————————————————- ????/????

It really doesn’t take a genius to figure out the design of the card. The new model will be based on ROG Matrix Platinum. According to the image we are looking at the Gold Edition, so the red stripes will likely be painted with some gold. It terms of clocks.. I have no idea. Most 980s can easily reach 1.4 – 1.45 GHz on air, so let’s hope ASUS won’t disappoint us here.

Also, 20th anniversary of what?



It was a boring day, so I came up with my interpretation.. Should it be called VC Edition?

ASUS ROG GTX 980 Matrix Gold Edition

Source: Facebook, Thanks to WOLF for the tip!

Comment Policy
  • Comments must be written in English.
  • Comments deemed to be spam or solely promotional in nature will be deleted. Including a link to relevant content is permitted, but comments should be relevant to the post topic.
  • Comments and usernames containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive will be deleted. Note this may include abusive, threatening, pornographic, offensive, misleading, or libelous language.
  • Comments complaining about the article subject or its source will be removed.
  • A failure to comply with these rules will result in a warning and, in extreme cases, a ban.
  • Please note that comments that attack or harass an individual directly will be deleted and such comments will result in a ban.
  • VideoCardz Moderating Team reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to the site without notice.
  • If you would like to appeal for a comment section ban to be removed, please use this page.
  • If you have any questions about the commenting policy, please let us know through the Contact Page.
  • NEW: Due to the recent increased amount of spam all links will require moderator approval. 
Hide Comment Policy