Asus has introduced the first graphics cards to utilize Multilayer Polymer Capacitors (Super ML Caps) with the self-designed ENGTX285 and EAH4890 Series.
Both equipped with the Super ML Cap, the ASUS designed ENGTX285 Series allows users to enjoy up to 3.3 times GPU overclocking margins and up to 15 degrees C cooler GPU temperatures when compared to reference designed boards; while the ASUS designed EAH4890 is equipped with the Super ML Cap, Voltage Tweak Technology and a specially designed fansink to offer up to 3 times GPU overclocking margins and 10 degrees C cooler GPU temperatures.
The ASUS designed ENGTX285 and EAH4890 Series are the first graphics cards to be equipped with the Super ML Cap. With the high capacitance inherent in Super ML Caps, guaranteed stable system operation even under a sudden increase in load current will deliver reliable power and the the best overclocking margin ever, according to Asus. Additionally, the low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) of the Super ML Caps enable higher ripple current with better power efficiency to help lower the temperature of the GPU and memory modules by up to 15 degrees C and 8 degrees C respectively on ENGTX285. The Super ML Cap also exhibits superior low-temperature impedance, allowing PCs to be switched on even at temperatures of under -15 degrees C. Furthermore, the low height of Super ML Cap allows it to be placed closer to the GPU without interfering with the heatsink, allowing it to respond faster with a reduced lower voltage noise for even better stability. With the Super ML Cap present on the ENGTX285 Series, the overclocking limits of the GPU/shader/memory clock can be oosted from 670/1550/2700MHz up to 720/1656/2920MHz?a 3.3 times in terms of GPU overclocking margin.
Besides the Super ML Cap mentioned above, the ASUS EAH4890 Series also comes with the Voltage Tweak technology and a specially designed fansink to provide users with the best possible tweaking options. With Voltage Tweak, users can boost GPU voltages from 1.312V up to 1.4V easily with just a few clicks in the SmartDoctor application, and along with the luxurious Super ML Cap, the overclocking limits of the GPU/memory clock can be boosted from 900/4000MHz up to 1000/4800MHz?an astonishing 3 times in terms of GPU overclocking margin. Additionally, the specially designed fansink on the EAH4890 Series comes with six 230mm heatpipes to maximize heat dissipation efficiency.
The ENGTX285 TOP?s default core, shader, and memory clock performances are boosted from 648MHz up to 670MHz, 1476MHz to 1550MHz, and 2484MHz to 2600MHz respectively, while the EAH4890 TOP?s default core and memory clock performances are elevated from 850MHz up to 900MHz and 3900MHz to 4000MHz. T
The ASUS ENGTX285 Series graphics cards will now come with a limited edition coupon. This coupon will allow users to obtain up to $25 in value or 10% off on up to 5 games or CUDA applications at the NZONE webpage.