ASUS GeForce® GTX 970 DirectCU II graphics cards, factory-overclocked for faster and smoother HD gaming

  • 1253MHz engine clock for better performance and outstanding gaming experience.
  • DirectCU IIachieves 20% lower temps with 220% the dissipation area, plus 3X quieter running than reference.
  • Exclusive CoolTech Fandrives wider airflow to keep critical components cool.
  • DIGI+ VRM with 10-phase Super Alloy Powerdelivers precise digital power for superior efficiency, reliability, and performance.
  • GPU Tweakhelps you modify clock speeds, voltages, fan performance and more, all via an intuitive interface.
  • GPU Tweak Streamingshare on-screen action in real time – so others can watch live as games are played.
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    Game Faster. Quieter. Cooler.

    The ASUS GeForce® GTX 970 DirectCU II OC edition graphics card is packed with exclusive ASUS technologies, including DirectCU II for cooler, quieter and faster gaming experience, DIGI+ VRM and Super Alloy Power ensure heightened stability and durability, while GPU Tweak offers user-friendly tuning.

    I/O Ports Highlight

    1 x Native DVI-I
    1 x Native HDMI 2.0
    3 x Native Displayport

    DirectCU II

    20% cooler and 3X* quieter

    Exclusive DirectCU II thermal design includes a direct-GPU contact 10mm copper heatpipe and 220% larger dissipation area to boost heat removal efficiency. It performs 20% cooler and 3X quieter than reference.

    Learn more about DirectCU

    CoolTech Fan

    Hybrid design for multi-directional cooling

    Proprietary CoolTech fan consists of a hybrid blade and bearing design, with inner radial blower and outer flower-type blades. These provide multi-directional airflow to accelerate heat removal and enable highly stable graphics performance.

    Learn more about CoolTech Fan

    DIGI+ VRM with Super Alloy Power

    30% less power noise and 2.5X greater durability

    Acclaimed DIGI+ VRM has been applied via a 12-phase power design that uses digital voltage regulators to minimize power noise by 30%, enhance power efficiency by 15%, widen voltage modulation tolerance, and improve overall stability and longevity by 2.5 times over reference.

    GPU Tweak with Streaming

    Real-time intuitive graphics tuning

    • Shows detailed specs and actual card status with GPU-Z
    • Monitoring widget provides real-time detailed multi-parameter info
    • Automatically checks and updates drivers and BIOS versions

    Stream online instantly

    GPU Tweak streaming tool that lets you share on-screen action in real time – so others can watch live as games are played. It's even possible to add to the streaming window scrolling text, pictures and webcam images.

    GeForce GTX 970

    Technology for intelligent monitoring of clock speed, ensuring that the GPU runs at its peak and the game is at its highest frame rate possible. It offers new levels of customization, including GPU temperature target, overclocking, and unlocked voltage

    Get more than just faster frame rates. Get ultra-smooth gaming every time with NVIDIA® gaming innovation Adaptive Vertical Sync. This technology dynamically adjusts vsync to current frame rates for maximum playability.

    Play games with advanced effects such as blazing explosions and lifelike characters with 10X faster switching between graphics and physics processing, enabling more complex effects to be rendered in real time.

    Multi-GPU technology for extreme performance

    Bring games to life with NVIDIA® Surround™ multi-monitor gaming on a single card