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ASUS ROG ARES II

  • ARES2-6GD5
Graphics Processor
New Zealand x2
Cores
2048 x2
TMUs
128 x2
ROPs
32 x2
Memory Size
3 GB x2
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
384 bit x2
GPU Chip
GPU
I/O
I/O
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Graphics Processor

GPU Name
New Zealand
Architecture
GCN 1.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
4,313 million
Die Size
352 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Aug 31st, 2012
Jan 8th, 2013
Generation
Southern Islands
(HD 7900)
Predecessor
Northern Islands
Successor
Sea Islands
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
925 MHz
1100 MHz (+19%)
Memory Clock
1375 MHz
1650 MHz (+20%)
5.5 Gbps effective
6.6 Gbps effective

Memory

Memory Size
3 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
384 bit
Bandwidth
264.0 GB/s
316.8 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Compute Units
32
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
768 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
29.60 GPixel/s
35.20 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
118.4 GTexel/s
140.8 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
3.789 TFLOPS
4.506 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
947.2 GFLOPS
1,126 GFLOPS (1:4)

Board Design

Slot Width
Triple-slot
Dual-slot
Length
308 mm
300 mm
12.1 inches
11.8 inches
Width
137 mm
140 mm
5.4 inches
5.5 inches
Height
62 mm
45 mm
2.4 inches
1.8 inches
TDP
500 W
Suggested PSU
900 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x HDMI
2x mini-DisplayPort

2x DVI
4x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
3x 8-pin
Board Number
C386

Graphics Features

DirectX
12 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
1.2
Shader Model
5.1

Card Notes

2x Tahiti XT Cores.
2x Tahiti XT2 Cores. ARES II/IceQ X²

New Zealand GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Southern Islands
Chip Variant: Tahiti
CLRX Version: GCN 1.0
Graphics/Compute: GFX6 (gfx600)
Display Core Engine: 6.0
Unified Video Decoder: 3.2
Video Compression Engine: 1.0

Exact Transistor Count: 4,312,711,873

New Zealand Chip Numbers:
Tahiti XT (215-0821060)
Tahiti XT2 (215-0821065)

Other retail boards based on this design (9)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS ROG ARES II 1100 MHz 1650 MHz 300 mm/11.8 inches, Dual-slot, 2x DVI 4x DisplayPort
ASUS ROG ARES II Prototype 925 MHz 1375 MHz 279 mm/11 inches, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Club 3D HD 7990 925 MHz 1375 MHz
Club 3D HD 7990 925 MHz 1375 MHz
HIS HD 7970 X2 IceQ X² 1050 MHz 1500 MHz 305 mm/12 inches
PowerColor Devil13 HD 7990 1000 MHz 1375 MHz
PowerColor HD 7990 925 MHz 1375 MHz
Sapphire ATOMIC HD 7990 1100 MHz 1600 MHz 315 mm/12.4 inches, 6x mini-DisplayPort
VTX3D HD 7990 925 MHz 1375 MHz