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ASUS World's First Real-time Overclocking Device with EN8600GT OC GEAR/HTDP/256M
Date: Tuesday September 25, 2007
Category: Video Cards
Manufacturer Link: ASUS
ASUS today introduced the new OC gear as the world's first hardware based real-time overclocking device for graphics cards.
 

ASUS World's First Real-time Overclocking Device with EN8600GT OC GEAR/HTDP/256M

ASUS today introduced the new OC gear as the world's first hardware based real-time overclocking device for graphics cards. The ASUS OC gear will be bundled with the ASUS EN8600GT OC GEAR/HTDP/256M which is upgraded with -1 memory modules. With such a configuration, users can expect up to 30% enhanced overclocking performance and gaming experiences. Full support for Microsoft DirectX 10 will also allow users to experience stunning and complex special effects for their applications and games.

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In order to provide gamers with the best overclocking experience, the EN8600GT OC GEAR edition is equipped with -1 memory modules. The high speed capability of these super fast memory modules allow the best overclocking capabilities for memory speeds. Such a speed upgrade will help boost 3DMark06 scores from 4185 to 5493 - an astonishing 30% improvement*.

With an easy-to-read mirror LED display, the OC gear displays real-time graphic card information including the GPU temperature and the current FPS (Frames Per Second). In addition, the user-friendly knob allows timely adjustments by simply pressing it to switch menu options including volume, GPU clock, and fan speed to suit different game requirements. The OC gear also allows gamers to conveniently overclock, control system settings, and keep an eye on temperatures from the front of the chassis.

Installing the OC gear is not at all difficult - even for first-time PC DIYers. Simply install the OC gear to the chassis through an internal 4-pin USB connector to convey power and information to the motherboard, and that's all that's required - it's that simple.

EN8600GT/HTDP/256M with Revolutionary Fansink
The ASUS EN8600GT OC GEAR also utilizes a new generation of cooling fans to effectively dissipate heat build-up. Additionally, with 25% more surface area, the heatsink provides better cooling and is able to lower temperatures by up to 14°C when compared to reference design graphic cards**.

The new ASUS EN8600GT OC GEAR also incorporates exclusive ASUS innovations including Splendid, Gamer OSD, VideoSecurity Online, and SmartDoctor. With all these features, enhanced visual and gaming experiences, security options are guaranteed!

Specifications
Model OC gear
Interface Internal 4-Pin USB connector
Power Consumption 5W
LED Display Size 89mm * 31.6mm
Bezel Size 148.5 * 42.6mm
Dimension Max 148.5 * 42.6 * 139.6mm (without cable) +
LED Display Functions 1. System Master Volume
2. GPU Speed
3. GPU Temperature
4. Current FPS (Frames Per Second) Info
5. GPU Fan Speed ++
Adjustable Function 1. System Master Volume
2. GPU Speed
3. GPU Fan Speed
Compatible Graphics Card ASUS Graphics Cards
+ OC gear may not apply to some chassis with front door design
++ You are allowed to adjust the Fan Speed only when installing an ASUS graphics card with fan control function

o Specifications are subject to change without notice.
o PCB color and bundled software versions are change without notice.
o Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective company.

Model EN8600GT/HTDP/256M
Graphics Engine: GeForce 8600GT
Video Memory: 256MB DDR3
Engine Clock: 540MHz
Memory Clock: 1.4GHz (700MHz DDR3)
Memory Interface: 128-bit
Max. Resolution Up to: 3840 x 2400
Bus Standard: PCI Express X16
VGA Output: YES, via DVI to VGA Adapter
HDTV Output: YES, via HDTV Out cable
TV Output: YES, via S-Video to Composite
DVI Output: DVI-I, Dual DVI Output
Adaptor/Cable Bundled: DVI to VGA adapter HDTV-out cable
Software Bundled ASUS Utilities & Driver
o Specifications are subject to change without notice.
o PCB color and bundled software versions are change without notice.
o Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective company.

About ASUS
ASUS is a leading provider of 3C total solutions. With a global staff of more than 100 thousand and a world-class R&D design team, the turnover for 2006 was 17.4 billion U.S. Dollars. ASUS has been ranked in Business Week InfoTech 100 for 10 consecutive years, and has been ranked No.1 by the Wall Street Journal for best quality products in Taiwan.

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