Friday, January 17, 2014

Asus Introduces ROG Poseidon GTX 780 DirectCU Water Cooling GPU

I just heard of Asus water cooling GPU in Republic of Gamers' Facebook fan page a couple of days ago. I am not a diehard fan of any computer or video games but because of my curiosity, this is my first try to cover a one-of-a-kind peripheral I never seen before. However, reviews of this device are just hanging around the corner of hardware and gaming websites, I just want to share some of my insights towards the module.

Asus first introduced the new ROG line of graphic card way back in CES 2014. And now, the craving folks from the world of gaming are now craving to own the company's first GPU packed with water cooling system. Due to the demand of power PC as well from game enthusiasts all over the world, this might be the answer of the Taiwanese manufacturer.

Asus ROG Poseidon GTX 780 DirectCU Water Cooling GPU

It is previously reported that Asus ROG Poseidon GTX 780 DirectCU has been based from the line of NVidia's GeForce GPUs. And to attain the maximum performance, a major changes in the cooling system has been made for a greater effect. It is mainly ideal for high-end PCs through an extreme peripheral that could multiply the overall performance of a graphic card.

Furthermore, compared to a typical CPU water cooling system, the Poseidon GTX 780 DirectCU has a two mid-size fans which support its entire operation. Next to a miniature compressor, it is added with a car radiator-like aluminum tubes that enables circulation of liquid from one point into another.

In terms of performance, reviews says that it can disseminate heat faster than a system with common heat sink and fan operation. Boosting an average of 24-degree temperature regardless of monitor sizes. It is treated with 3GB 384-bit GPU memory at a core speed of 1006MHz and a memory clock of 6008MHz (GDDR5).

And before I can forget, the supported ports of Asus ROG Poseidon GTX 780 DirectCU are HDMI, DVI, and the typical display.

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