ASUS has launched the GeForce GTX 780 graphics card, featuring the 28nm NVIDIA GK 110-300 GPU with 2304 CUDA cores and 3GB GDDR5, on a 384-bit memory interface. The core is clocked at 902Mhz, while video memory runs at 6008Mhz. The GTX 780 has 50% more computational power than a GTX 680, and offers the highest-end DirectX 11 gaming and multimedia performance.
The high-performance card supports TXAA and FXAA advanced anti-aliasing for better image quality and crisper game graphics. Memory speed is similar to the GeForce GTX 680, but offers better memory bandwidth of 388GB/s versus 192GB/s.
Synonymous with the award-winning ASUS brand, the card comes with the GPU Tweak graphics tuning utility, bringing balance to performance and power savings with the NVIDIA GPU Boost 2.0 smart graphics processor frequency management.
GPU Boost 2.0 adds support for temperature threshold presents, increased overvolting and liquid cooling setups.
Sample games performance benchmarks from GeForce.com: At 1920×1080, the GTX 780 handled the newly-released, performance-intensive Metro: Last Light with ease, hitting a speedy 54 frames per second in the game’s demanding benchmark, with Tessellation and PhysX enabled. Compared to the GTX 680, the GTX 780 was 25% faster, and in the equally-demanding Battlefield 3 it was 35% faster.
The ASUS GeForce GTX 780 will be available in the coming week. Official pricing for the Malaysian market has yet to be confirmed, but it retails for $649 in the US
ASUS will be showcasing the GeForce GTX 780 DirectCU II graphics cards with completely redesigned cooler at the coming Computex Taipei 2013 trade show.