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EVGA Introduces GeForce GTX 980 K|NGP|N Graphics Card

The latest graphics card from EVGA boasts overclocking perfection. By ChannelPro

EVGA has introduced the GeForce GTX 980 K|NGP|N graphics card named after Vince "K|NGP|N" Lucido, an extreme overclocker who has achieved 3DMark World Records with EVGA hardware. With a 14+3 power phase design, states the PC hardware company, this new digitally controlled VRM can supply up to 600A of current, all delivered through 3 power inputs, 8pin + 8pin + 6pin.

Designed for the extreme overclocker, the GeForce GTX 980 K|NGP|N graphics card features:

  • Customizable Lighting – Full color control allows users to fine tune the LED colors using EVGA PrecisionX 16.
  • 14+3 Phase Fully Digital VRM – Improved efficiency and power capacity and an average of 28 °C cooler operating temperature.
  • Single Slot Ready – Included single slot bracket allows users to convert to a true single slot card with waterblock.
  • 12 Layer PCB – 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 metal shroud.
  • EVBot Onboard – Allows robust tuning and control over all aspects of the graphics 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 users to cool the GPU separately while still using the MMCP on the MOSFETs.
  • OTS – Onboard thermal sensors allow for automatic real time extreme overclock tuning.
  • QST – Quick Switch Triple BIOS allow users to switch to the second or third with the flick of a switch.
  • SHP – Straight Heat Pipes offer 6 percent better heat dissipation than bent heat pipes with reduced thermal resistance.
  • dBi – EVGA’s ACX 2.0+ fan turns off below 60°C generating 0dB of noise.

Specifications include:

  • Base Clock – 1291++ MHZ
  • Boost Clock – 1393++ MHz
  • Memory Clock –7010 MHz Effective
  • CUDA Cores – 2048
  • Bus Type – PCI-E 3.0
  • Memory Detail – 4096MB GDDR5
  • Memory Bit Width – 256 Bit
  • Memory Speed – 0.28ns
  • Memory Bandwidth – 224.3 GB/s

The EVGA GeForce GTX 980 KINGPIN graphics card, priced at $749.99, is available for pre-order. To learn more, visit

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