GeForce GTX 980 under LN2 clocked at 2.2GHz, sets new world record

Using an ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Direct CU II GPU, an overclocker has set a new world record in 3DMark FireStrike Extreme.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Oct 2 2014 3:26 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:14 PM CST

NVIDIA's new second-generation, Maxwell-based GeForce GTX 980 has been out for a couple of weeks, with the 3DMark FireStrike Extreme world record now broken thanks to an insane new overclock.

GeForce GTX 980 under LN2 clocked at 2.2GHz, sets new world record | TweakTown.com

Elmor, an overclocker with the SweClockers.com team has used the ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Direct CU II card, clocking up the GPU Clock to 2208MHz, an increase of 81.58%. The GDDR5 on the card was also overclocked, by 19.27% to 8392MHz. Elmor used LN2, with the core voltage cranked up to 1.2120V.

NEWS SOURCE:kitguru.net

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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