Giveaway! Take home a 20th Anniversary ASUS GeForce GTX 980!

Subject: Graphics Cards | May 12, 2015 - 12:11 PM |
Tagged: GTX 980, giveaway, contest, asus, anniversary

I bet many of you are going to feel a little old as you read this, but ASUS is celebrating its 20th anniversary of being in the graphics card market! Starting in 1996, when ASUS launched its first discrete graphics product based on the S3 Virge/DX GPU and running through 2015 with the release of updated GTX 900-series and AMD Radeon 200-series cards, ASUS has been a pivotal part of the GPU landscape.

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To celebrate this achievement, ASUS built a new, gold, 20th anniversary edition of its GeForce GTX 980 product, limited to only 200 units in all of North America! And the best part? You can win one right here on PC Perspective for FREE!

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This amazing graphics card has some killer features:

  • GTX 980 GPU
  • 4GB GDDR5 memory at 7.0 GHz
  • 1317 MHz Base / 1431 MHz Boost clocks
  • 8+8-pin power connections
  • DirectCU II 0db Fan Technology
  • Memory Defroster
  • "Safe Mode" VBIOS reload
  • 14-phase Super Alloy power

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How do you enter for this prize? Pay attention, there are some specifics!

  1. First and foremost, you must be subscribed to the ASUS PCDIY email list, which you can sign up for at http://pcdiy.asus.com/. Repeat: this is a requirement!
     
  2. You must leave a comment on the news story here and tell us what you love about ASUS graphics cards or the new 20th anniversary GTX 980 Special Edition!
     
  3. This is a global contest - so feel free to enter from anywhere in the world!
     
  4. You can gain other entries by utilizing the Gleam.io form below!

PCPer / ASUS 20th Anniversary GTX 980 Contest

The contest will end on May 15th at 9pm ET so be sure to get your entries in early!

Source: ASUS

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May 17, 2015 | 12:49 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Nice looking card

May 17, 2015 | 12:53 PM - Posted by Nettwerk

Nice Card

May 17, 2015 | 01:36 PM - Posted by Ben Murphy (not verified)

The fact that Asus managed to build upon their already awe-inspiring GTX 980 matrix platinum, to be quite bluntly is art, the way the gold glistens is sure to bring attention to viewers

May 17, 2015 | 02:12 PM - Posted by Tandem (not verified)

I love the color! This would look great in my "goldeneye" build

May 17, 2015 | 04:02 PM - Posted by Exargal (not verified)

I always like asus job in term of performance, looking but this one is a BEAST , she had the the best design i ever seen , the best performance out of the box ( clock ) . She is so nice that if you mod all your pc with this you don't need to mod your graphics card.

May 17, 2015 | 04:02 PM - Posted by Exargal (not verified)

I always like asus job in term of performance, looking but this one is a BEAST , she had the the best design i ever seen , the best performance out of the box ( clock ) . She is so nice that if you mod all your pc with this you don't need to mod your graphics card.

May 17, 2015 | 04:46 PM - Posted by FinestProdigy

Love the color! This would match perfectly with my Asus z97 pro wifi ac motherboard!

May 17, 2015 | 07:19 PM - Posted by Nic Woods (not verified)

Forgot to comment, hope not to late.

ASUS has been a leader in computer components for many years with both reliable and visually appealing design.

The Gold GTX 980 would be a great add in for my ROG equipped desktop. :-)

May 17, 2015 | 08:00 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Did I win?

I haven't heard announcements for this contest or the other one with Hardware Cannucks. It would be nice to hear a generic who won, like "Joe B. from Kallamazoo, ID". Otherwise, you wonder if it's another mis-fire like the first Hadware Cannucks give away.

Joe B
Kallamazoo, ID

May 17, 2015 | 08:25 PM - Posted by PirreTV (not verified)

Asus is my favorite card of all! Becuase when i buy it i know it becuase of 100% quality and are destroying other cards :3
Just now i have a Asus R9 280X And i will upgrade to a monster card like this but i dont have the money. I play very graphics-intensive games! So it will be this or nothing! :3 And the Black/Gold color schema is to nice to be true :D!

May 17, 2015 | 10:43 PM - Posted by Quinn Legacy

Asus has always been one of my favorite brands for making such reliable and awesome looking graphics cards. This 20th Anniversary Edition is no exception. I find the color palette to be very eye catching and the ability to overclock to 1431 MHz makes it a serious powerhouse.

May 17, 2015 | 11:55 PM - Posted by NamelessTed

This would be a great replacement for my 660Ti for my 1440p screen. I'll take two.

May 18, 2015 | 01:44 AM - Posted by Andrew (not verified)

I've always used Asus cards in my pc's. They have never let me down in terms of durability, performance, and overclocking and I think they look the coolest as opposed to other cards. Congrats Asus on 20 years of bringing people some of the greatest GPUs on the market.

May 18, 2015 | 11:00 AM - Posted by Eric Lin (not verified)

What I like about the golden Asus card is that it has the highest factory overclock out of every 980 that exists, I believe.

May 18, 2015 | 07:33 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

I love the color scheme it looks so beautiful.

May 19, 2015 | 12:35 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

I love Asus, their Parts never broke in my self built PCs, and I've made a lot! :)
A 980 would be great, right now I only have a 660 (By Asus too :D).

May 19, 2015 | 02:17 AM - Posted by timmyisme22

Congrats Stacy!

May 19, 2015 | 06:12 AM - Posted by rwmcclarin

Congratulations Stacy C. Hope you have lots of fun with it.

May 19, 2015 | 07:40 AM - Posted by Glen Dsouza (not verified)

It just looks awesome

May 19, 2015 | 07:57 AM - Posted by Da Crazy Asian (not verified)

Saw the card at first and had a nerdgasm. I was also helping a friend making a streaming build so I made him get it. He was so pleased when it arrived!

May 19, 2015 | 09:51 AM - Posted by DatGuy (not verified)

Congrats Stacy C!

May 19, 2015 | 10:53 AM - Posted by Ayman Abo EL Noor (not verified)

It is GTX980 & Asus that should be enough to like it !!

May 19, 2015 | 07:22 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Well imreally love the design and the beauty of this ASUS 980.
The black and gold give a refine look, just like the graphics card. Well done ASUS!

May 20, 2015 | 06:32 AM - Posted by Peter (not verified)

I can't BELIVE it's been 20 years I love asus and previously owned a matrix card and can't wait to get my hands on one of these!

May 20, 2015 | 06:32 AM - Posted by Peter (not verified)

I can't BELIVE it's been 20 years I love asus and previously owned a matrix card and can't wait to get my hands on one of these!

May 20, 2015 | 12:28 PM - Posted by Jordon (not verified)

that thing looks amazing would love to pair it with my g1 gaming edition :D

May 21, 2015 | 05:41 AM - Posted by Estiward Medina (not verified)

Awesome gold theme. Asus makes some solid graphics cards.

May 21, 2015 | 05:10 PM - Posted by Garrelt (not verified)

I want this card so bad, love asus cards, definitely a well built card.

May 22, 2015 | 12:06 AM - Posted by Migit109 (not verified)

Damn good looking video card from Asus... Enough said.

May 22, 2015 | 04:43 AM - Posted by Tim (not verified)

It Asus product and I'm the fan of it.

May 23, 2015 | 06:21 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Damn,that looks pretty sick.

May 24, 2015 | 06:38 AM - Posted by Paul Nadeau (not verified)

Gold cards are bad asx!

May 24, 2015 | 07:24 AM - Posted by Gabrielgamingswe (not verified)

I really like the gtx 980 gold edition beacuse
1. It looks amazing and powerfull
2. Duuhhh its the worlds fastest 980 gpu
3. I really need a new graphic card for my computer
4 i like PCper beacuse they Always deliver good entertaining videos
5 have a great day

May 24, 2015 | 01:57 PM - Posted by ThexMasterx24 (not verified)

What I really like about the Asus graphics cards Are that they really work with gaming and will not even lag when you play on ultra settings. Asus are all over the world and people would buy them just for the best gaming setup! My claim is that Asus Are the best company! I really love there graphics card and want one for my own pc! I don't even have a graphics card and I can't even play my favorite games on my pc!!!

May 25, 2015 | 02:44 AM - Posted by Brandon Young (not verified)

Special edition graphics cards always catch my eye, be it MSi's anniversary cooler for their 100ME cards or limited production models like ASUS's ARES or MARS cards. The gold looks AWESOME, and ASUS is one of those brands that I never fail to recommend.

I'd love to own a piece of PC hardware history (and a big upgrade for my PC wouldn't hurt either).

May 25, 2015 | 07:07 AM - Posted by Jon Rees (not verified)

A fine piece of kit. Would be a nice upgrade from Asus 750ti.

May 26, 2015 | 05:50 AM - Posted by Ads (not verified)

I turned to Asus for my first build when the GTX 660 was a beast. This card looks like a whole new beast.

May 27, 2015 | 01:38 AM - Posted by subgrip (not verified)

Compared to other company's Asus line of gpu's stand out the most when it comes down to looks and aesthetic hands down amazing.

May 29, 2015 | 05:05 PM - Posted by Minh Tang (not verified)

All my PCs in the house are stored centrally in a cabinet. This graphic card is perfect as it will enable great gaming performance while while being col and quiet.

June 2, 2015 | 01:48 PM - Posted by MrJ6O

Gotta love those sexy finishes!

June 5, 2015 | 08:40 AM - Posted by Rune Junker Kristiansen (not verified)

My first ever graphics card was an asus gtx 260, and im still using it with my 1600x900p monitor, i absolutely love it. :)

June 9, 2015 | 05:57 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Looks gorgeous :)

June 13, 2015 | 07:25 AM - Posted by Nitro (not verified)

This card looks amazing

June 16, 2015 | 12:11 AM - Posted by PearceJelly (not verified)

Looks beautiful. Also, it's high performance can use the Oculus Rift to its full potential.

July 13, 2015 | 05:36 PM - Posted by order of the lotus

Beautiful piece of equipment I would vary much love to have this as my first gtx card its my birth day:-)

July 28, 2015 | 11:14 PM - Posted by Robert faust Jones (not verified)

I love the design so sexy

August 16, 2015 | 09:57 PM - Posted by Shubham Kapoor (not verified)

I love Asus, I have literally every tech thing manufactured by Asus. Just not a graphics card, would love to complete my collection with this bad ass gold and black GTX 980. I hope I win.

September 22, 2015 | 09:20 PM - Posted by Greg Cook (not verified)

This card looks awesome! I am a GeForce fan! I won't use any other card. This one tops them all. Speed and performance, of course, what's about. It looks nice too.

November 27, 2015 | 02:37 PM - Posted by TheMaverick13589 (not verified)

I think this is the best looking GPU ever! Is super cool and very sexy.

December 29, 2015 | 01:07 AM - Posted by Will Freyer (not verified)

Iv been with ASUS for all of my PC life. Iv never used another brand of Graphics card. I started out with the ASUS AGP-V3400. Haha it was the first of its kind to have a fan enhanced heat sink! At the time I thought it was the pinnacle of computer technology. Then I moved onto the ASUS V8200 DLX, a beast at the time and if I'm correct the first graphics card to have premium black PCB. Not to waste anymore of your time reading I'm now running a ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti ROG Poseidon Platinum 6GB. Great for anything and everything i do. I think I am a loyal ASUS customer and would love and appreciate this limited addition Graphics Card.

Thanks

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