Today, ASUS announced the GeForce RTX 3080 Noctua Edition GPU. This is in response to the excellent feedback ASUS and Noctua received with the GeForce RTX 3070 Noctua Edition released in October of 2021. The partnership between ASUS and Noctua is truly a win-win situation with the graphics cards running cooler and quieter. In addition, those of you that are in love with the Noctua brown and tan get to take that aesthetic one step further now with the GPU cooler. While pricing was not mentioned in the press release, availability is expected in early June. For complete details about the new ASUS RTX 3080 Noctua Edition, continue reading ASUS’ press release below.
Phanteks has recently announced the launch of its Glacier GPU full cover water blocks for the ASUS RTX 3090 Ti Strix and Tuf models. The Glacier line of water blocks features nickel-plated copper with a clear acrylic top and looks amazing with the included addressable RGB lighting. Each model is available with black or chrome accent pieces. For pricing and availability please read Phanteks’ press release below.
ASUS hosted another live stream today for CES 2022. This one focused on its ProArt and ZenScreen series portable displays, ZenWifi networking devices, and a pair of mini PCs. The ASUS ROG live stream from yesterday was primarily gamer-oriented, today’s was targeted at the business and content creation sectors. In total Asus announced 10 new products for 2022. Dates and prices are not included in the press release, so stay tuned to the front page news section as we will report back once these are officially announced. Below are the featured products from ASUS’s second live stream.
ASUS Republic Of Gamers: Few products demand more respect. ASUS ROG is synonymous with high quality, great aesthetics, and a matching price. At CES 2022, ASUS is announcing 10 new ROG products including headsets, a gaming mouse, keyboards, monitors, and even an SFF power supply. ASUS conducted a live stream of its product launch at 11 AM this morning. Here is the link if you wish to watch it on YouTube. There is a lot to cover and a lot to love, so let’s get to it.
In a surprise turn of events on Friday, ASUS revealed the ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Extreme E-ATX motherboard. For Asus, this marks a return to the Extreme designator for AMD boards and is the latest flagship supplanting the Formula series. The ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Extreme supports all modern Ryzen CPUs (2000 series and newer) and APUs (2000 G Series and newer) and features an 18+2 phase VRM design with 90A power stages, microfine alloy chokes, and 10K Japanese-made black metallic capacitors. Pricing and availability have not been released at this time, but we’ll keep you posted. Below are additional specifications taken from the ASUS website.
With CES 2021 ramping up this week, we are seeing lots of new releases including the array of six new Z590 motherboards from ASUS. You’ll see support for new Rocket Lake processors from familiar faces like ROG, TUF, and Prime. Check out the press release from ASUS Blog below for more details on the full lineup.
It’s been a long time coming for Overclockers.com, but we’ve finally managed to get our hands on an RTX 3080. For this review, Asus was kind enough to send the ROG Strix RTX 3080 OC along for testing. This version of the RTX 3080 includes a massive ~3 slot cooler to help keep this 320W+ monster running cool and quiet as well as more robust VRMs and slightly higher out of the box clock speeds.