Last month, Asus introduced a limited-edition GeForce GTX 980 to celebrate 20 years of making graphics cards. This “Gold Edition” has the highest GPU clocks we’ve seen from the GTX 980 to date: 1317MHz base and 1431MHz boost, up substantially from the 1126/1216MHz defaults. It also has a steep $749.99 price tag, but you could get one completely free of charge. We’re giving away a GTX 980 Gold Edition to one lucky TR reader.
I’ll let that sink in while you behold the blinged-out beast.
I dig the dual-slot cooler’s angular lines and blacked-out pipes. The fans spin down completely under lighter loads, and there’s a nifty defroster feature designed specifically for LN2 overclocking. If an OC attempt goes awry, pressing a button on the card resets the clocks and voltages to their default values. Pretty slick.
To enter the giveaway, complete the following steps:
- Sign up using the form below.
- Correctly answer one easy question: what graphics processor lurks inside Asus’ ROG GR6 mini-PC? The answer can be found on Asus’ PC DIY site.
That’s it! For info on future Asus giveaways and such, you might also consider subscribing to Asus’ PC DIY mailing list (see the left column on the main site).
Rules and regulations
Sorry, but this contest is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada only (except Quebec).
Only one entry allowed per person, household, or e-mail address. Multiple entries per person, household or address are not permitted. Please don’t try to game the system by entering your girlfriend, wife, kids or pets. We’ll probably disqualify you if you do.
We will be accepting giveaway entries between the time this post goes up and May 15, 2015 at 8:00 PM CDT. We’ll then choose our winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries. The winner will be announced on the site on May 18 and will also be notified via e-mail. The winner must claim their prizes within 72 hours, or they will forfeit it, and we will draw a new winner.
You must include your full name, a valid email address, and a physical shipping address with your entry. Only the winner’s name will be announced on the site. We will not share their address or other personal information with our sponsors or anyone else. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. TR reserves the right to disqualify entries that appear to be attempts to game the system or circumvent the rules in any way.
The staff of The Tech Report and their immediate families may not enter the giveaway and are not eligible to win.
We will accept entries only from residents of the United States and Canada. No purchase is necessary. This giveaway is void where prohibited by law. TR and Asus are not responsible for any taxes on the prize, damage in shipping, damage caused by using the prize with other products, or health issues such as repetitive strain injury, eye strain, or chemical addictions that may result from prolonged use of the prize. We may answer questions and offer clarifications of the rules in this comments thread.
We are no longer accepting entries in this contest.