Gigabyte Intros Aorus GeForce GTX 1080 and 1060 with Faster Memory

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.