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ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum Video Card Review (Page 1)

ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum Video Card Review

ASUS gives you the option to use air or liquid cooling with its awesome ROG-branded GeForce GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum video card.

By Anthony Garreffa | Jan 4, 2016 04:42 pm CST
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: ASUS

Introduction

We have been asked since NVIDIA released its GeForce GTX 980 Ti video card a few months back when we would be reviewing the new cards from ASUS, and here we are. We've secured ourselves the ASUS GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum, which is one of the best cards ASUS has ever produced.

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ASUS is known in the industry for its high-quality components, with its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand being one of the most recognizable brands with consumers when it comes to gaming hardware. The ROG branding is here on the GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum, with the look and feel from the box to the card and finishing touches on the card.

Where ASUS does things differently with the GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum is that it provides users with the option of liquid cooling or air cooling. ASUS likes to tell you "air or liquid – your choice to chill" and they're right – it's all up to you with the GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum.

Quick Specs

Underneath the ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum is the fully-enabled GM200 GPU, where we have 2816 CUDA cores. The GPU is clocked at 1114MHz Base clock while it sits on a Boost clock of 1203MHz. The 6GB of GDDR5 is clocked at 7GHz, with it being spread out on a 384-bit bus.

ASUS recommends a 375W PSU with the GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum, taking its power from 2 x 8-pin PCIe power connectors.

Availability & Price

When it comes to pricing, the ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum is on Amazon for $850, with plenty in stock at the time of writing.

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Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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