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Enjoy Up to 8% Performance Boosts with ASUS EN8800GS TOP/HTDP/384M
Graphic Cards | Just Announced
Mon 14 Jan 2008



Enjoy Up to 8% Performance Boosts with ASUS EN8800GS TOP/HTDP/384M

ASUS Launches World's First OC Version for EN8800GS Series with Glaciator Fansink

ASUS today introduced the new ASUS EN8800GS TOP/HTDP/384M and EN8800GS/HTDP/384M graphic cards. The ASUS EN8800GS TOP/HTDP/384M is the world's first overclocking version of the GeForce 8800GS chipset – allowing users to enjoy 8% improvements in gaming experiences. Additionally, both models come equipped with the newest thermal solution – the uniquely designed Glaciator Fansink, which features quiet and efficient heat dissipation to enable stable performance. Furthermore, the integrated SmartDoctor feature will provide users with the option to overclock the Shader Clock for even better graphical performances.

Up to 8% Performance Upgrades

With the EN8800GS TOP/HTDP/384M, gamers can expect core, shader, and memory clock performance boosts from 550MHz up to 600MHz, from 1375MHz up to 1700MHz, and from 800MHz up to 900MHz respectively. Such unprecedented performance upgrades help elevate the EN8800GS TOP/HTDP/384M's 3DMark06 score from 9571 to 10399 – an astounding 8% improvement in speed when compared to generic designed boards*. Gamers can now experience the rush of superb gaming performances only with the ASUS EN8800GS TOP/HTDP/384M.

Extreme Cooling with Exclusive Glaciator Fansink

The ASUS EN8800GS Series utilizes the Glaciator Fansink that is specially designed to effectively dissipate heat away from the graphics card. Much like real-life glacial storms, the Glaciator Fansink can quickly transfer heat away from the GPU to help lower temperatures. Besides this extreme cooling capacity, it is also very quiet with noise levels of only 25dB – almost imperceptible in a quiet room, and catering to users who require maximum cooling without excessive fan rotation noise. Both models also come specially equipped with the Cross heatsink that also lowers the Power IC temperature by 15ºC on average for more stable power supply**.

Overclock the Shader Clock with New SmartDoctorASUS garners a world's first by providing an overclocking utility that is able to tweak the Shader Clock on GPUs with new SmartDoctor. With this application, 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***.

Unprecedented Rock Solid Quality from ASUS

In line with the Rock Solid promise of quality from ASUS, the EN8800GS Series comes with several solutions to provide top quality graphic performance. The temperature of the newly adopted DIP Spring Chokes is 5~10oC lower in comparison to traditional Toroidal Coil Chokes; while the Japan-made polymer capacitors lowers power loss to provide more stable quality. Therefore, users will be able to enjoy extreme performance and feel secure with uncompromising quality only with ASUS EN8800GS Series.

Exclusive ASUS GamerOSD for Versatile Graphics Usage

The ASUS EN8800GS Series also comes with the exclusive ASUS GamerOSD that unleashes the true power of ASUS' VGA cards. This feature is able to deliver GPU overclocking from onscreen displays during games – allowing users real-time performance upgrades when they require it. Additionally, it also provides users with the option to record live gaming action or live broadcasting over the Internet with ease.

Specifications

Model EN8800GS TOP/HTDP/384M EN8800GS/HTDP/384M
Graphics Engine GeForce 8800GS GeForce 8800GS
Engine Clock 600 MHz 550 MHz
Shader Clock 1700 MHz 1375 MHz
Memory Clock 1.8 MHz (900 MHz DDR3) 1.6 MHz (800 MHz DDR3)
Memory Interface 192-bit 192-bit
DVI Max. Resolution 2560 * 1600 2560 * 1600
Bus Standard PCI Express 2.0 PCI Express 2.0
DVI Output DVI-I*2 DVI-I*2
HDCP compliant YeS Yes
D-Sub Output YES, via DVI to D-Sub adaptor YES, via DVI to D-Sub adaptor
HDTV Output YES, via HDTV Out cable YES, via HDTV Out cable
TV Output YES, via S-Video to Composite YES, via S-Video to Composite
Video Memory 384MB DDR3 384MB DDR3
Adaptor/Cable Bundled DVI-to-D-Sub adapter
HDTV-out cable
Power Cable
DVI-to-D-Sub adapter
HDTV-out cable
Power Cable
Software Bundled ASUS Utilities & Driver ASUS Utilities & Driver
Notes The card size is 4.376 inches x 9 inches The card size is 4.376 inches x 9 inches

Note:

*Performance Configuration

PCI-Express 16X
MB: P5B Deluxe REV:1.03G BIOS:0804
CPU : P4-2.66 GHz/8M Kentsfield-1066
Memory : 2048MB( DDR2-Transcend TS128MLQ64V8J 1024M*2)
HDD : WD WD1600JS
DVD-ROM : ASUS DVD-E616P3

** Testing Platform

CPU: P4 3.0G
M/B: P5B Deluxe
RAM: 1.0G
O.S.: Windows XP
Test Program: 3D Mark '03 (repeat GT4/Mother Nature)

*** The shader clock overclocking function is supported by all ASUS EN8x Series graphics cards

**** Both models are only available in Europe and the Middle East market