Gigabyte has introduced Aorus GeForce GTX 1080 and GeForce GTX 1060 with faster memory, with 11 Gbps GDDR5X for GTX 1080 and 9 Gbps GDDR5 for GTX 1060.
The GTX 1080 will available in two identical-looking graphics cards, a base model (GV-N1080AORUS-8GD) with clock speeds of 1708 MHz core, 1847 MHz GPU Boost, and 11.00 GHz (GDDR5X-effective) memory; and a faster Xtreme Edition variant (GV-N1080AORUS X11-8GD), with 1759 MHz core, 1898 MHz GPU Boost, and an untouched 11.00 GHz memory. Both models come with GIGABYTE’s latest WindForce 3X triple-fan, 2.5-slot thick cooling solution, featuring a trio of 100 mm fans, ventilating a dual-stack heatsink with copper heat pipes. The cards feature RGB LED which can be customized through GIGABYTE’s RGB Fusion software.
The Aorus GTX 1060 6GB 9Gbps Edition (model: GV-N1060AORUS-6GD) featuring faster 9 Gbps GDDR5 memory bandwidth of 216 GB/s over its 192-bit wide interface. The card features a dual slot triple-fan WindForce 3X cooling solution with custom-design PCB and a back-plate. The Aorus GTX 1060 6GB 9Gbps Edition is powered by a single 8-pin PCIe power connector and comes with factory-overclocked speeds of 1607 MHz core, 1835 MHz GPU Boost. Gigabyte didn’t reveal pricing of these new cards.