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EVGA Announces GeForce GTX 980 KIngpIn Edition

Feb 2, 2015 04:59 pm CST - 2 mins, 14 secs reading time

The rumors are true, the world's most advanced GeForce GTX 980 has arrived. The EVGA GeForce GTX 980 K|NGP|N video card is meticulously designed for the extreme overclocker. With a 14+3 power phase design, this new digitally controlled VRM can deliver up to 600A of current, all delivered through 3 power inputs, 8pin + 8pin + 6pin. ACX 2.0+ keeps the card running cool, and the ability to go single slot, (with included single slot bracket) makes this one of the sleekest video card designed to date.


Vince "K|NGP|N" Lucido is an extreme overclocker who has achieved many 3DMark World Records with EVGA hardware. He contributed to the design of the GTX 980 K|NGP|N Edition video card with EVGA, and had this to say: "The power designs for both the GPU and memory on the EVGA GeForce GTX 980 K|NGP|N video card should allow some insane overclocking and some of the highest clockspeeds seen to date. Also, with the new multi-color LED cooler, you can customize the look of the card to fit any system."

Built for Overclocking

  • Customizable Lighting - Full color control allows you to fine tune the LED colors to your liking using EVGA PrecisionX 16.
  • 14+3 Phase Fully Digital VRM - Improved efficiency and power capacity and an average of 28C cooler operating temperature.
  • Single Slot Ready - Included single slot bracket allows you to convert to a true single slot card with waterblock.
  • 12 Layer PCB - Robust PCB layout with extra copper for smooth power delivery.
  • ACX 2.0+ Cooling & Metal Shroud - Improved cooling with lower fan power consumption and 400% longer fan lifespan. All surrounded in a premium metal shroud.
  • EVBot Onboard - Allows robust tuning and control over all aspects of the video card.
  • Included Backplate - Built on backplate with backlighting allows full control over brightness and color.
  • MMCP+ - Memory MOSFET cooling plate provides direct contact with memory and MOSFETs reducing temperature. MMCP+ comes in two separate pieces, allowing you to cool the GPU separately while still using the MMCP on the MOSFETs.
  • OTS - Onboard thermal sensors allow for automatic realtime extreme overclock tuning to achieve the highest overclocks possible.
  • QST - Quick Switch Triple BIOS allow you to switch to the second or third with the flick of a switch.
  • SHP - Straight Heat Pipes offer 6% better heat dissipation than bent heat pipes with reduced thermal resistance.
  • dBi - EVGA's ACX 2.0+ fan turns off below 60C generating 0dB of noise

Learn more about the new EVGA GeForce GTX 980 K|NGP|N video card here.

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